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written by Wolfgang Christian
The QM Momentum Expectation Value program displays the time evolution of the position-space wave function and the associated momentum expectation value. The default wave function is a Gaussian wave packet in a harmonic oscillator.  Additional states and other potential energy functions can be specified using the Display | Switch GUI menu item.

QM Momentum Expectation Value is one of 18 Open Source Physics programs that model time-dependent quantum mechanics using an energy eigenstate expansion. It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.  Double clicking the qm_expectation_p.jar file will run the program if Java is installed.   Other programs provide additional visualizations.  They can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, OSP, or Superposition.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java.
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PACSs:
01.50.hv
03.65.-w
07.05.Tp
Keywords:
OSP, Open Source Physics, energy eigenstates, expectation value, harmonic oscillator, momentum, quantum mechanics, superposition, wave packets
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Metadata instance created April 7, 2008 by Mario Belloni
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May 15, 2008 by Mario Belloni
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Christian, W. (2008). QM Momentum Expectation Value Program (Version 1.0) [Computer software]. Retrieved April 19, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=6809&DocID=290
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Christian, Wolfgang. QM Momentum Expectation Value Program. Vers. 1.0. Computer software. 2008. Java 1.5. 19 Apr. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=6809&DocID=290>.
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