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Question number: 236
» Quantum Mechanics » Linear Vectors and Operators in Hilbert Space
Appeared in Year: 2013
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A spin – half particle is in a linear superposition of its spin – up and spin – down states. If and are the eigenstate of then what is the expectation value, up to one decimal place, of the operator ? Here, symbols have their usual meaning.
Question number: 237
» Electronics » Semiconductor Devices
Appeared in Year: 2011
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For an intrinsic semiconductor, are respectively the effective masses of electrons and holes near the corresponding band edges. At a finite temperature, the position of the Fermi level –
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Depends on both and 

b.  Depends on but not on 

c.  Depends neither on nor on 

d.  Depends on but not on 

Question number: 238
» Nuclear and Particle Physics » Liquid Drop Model » SemiEmpirical Mass Formula
Appeared in Year: 2011
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The semi – empirical mass formula for the binding energy of nucleus contains a surface correction term. This term depends on the mass number A of the nucleus as –
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b. 


c. 


d. 


Question number: 239
» Solid State Physics » Elements of Crystallography
Appeared in Year: 2013
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A lattice has the following primitive vectors : . The reciprocal lattice corresponding to the above lattice is –
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  BCC lattice with cube edge of 

b.  FCC lattice with cube edge of 

c.  BCC lattice with cube edge of 

d.  FCC lattice with cube edge of 
