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written by Mario Belloni and Wolfgang Christian
The Wigner package is a self-contained file for the teaching of the time evolution and visualization of energy eigenstates and their superpositions in quantum mechanics.  The file contains ready-to-run OSP programs and a set of curricular materials.  The material focuses on the Wigner quasi-probability distribution for position and momentum.

The Wigner package is an Open Source Physics curricular package written for the teaching of quantum mechanics.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.  Double clicking the osp_wigner.jar file will run the package if Java is installed.  Other quantum mechanics packages are also available.  They can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, OSP, or Quantum Mechanics.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java.
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Quantum Physics
- Bound State Systems
- General
- Upper Undergraduate
- Graduate/Professional
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Keywords:
OSP, Open Source Physics, Wigner, Wigner function, energy eigenstate, phase space, quantum mechanics, superposition, wave packet
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Metadata instance created May 29, 2008 by Mario Belloni
Record Updated:
March 20, 2010 by Mario Belloni
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May 1, 2008
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M. Belloni and W. Christian, Computer Program WIGNER PACKAGE, Version 1.0 (2008), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7302&DocID=475).
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M. Belloni and W. Christian, Computer Program WIGNER PACKAGE, Version 1.0 (2008), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7302&DocID=475>.
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Belloni, M., & Christian, W. (2008). Wigner Package (Version 1.0) [Computer software]. Retrieved October 31, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7302&DocID=475
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Belloni, Mario, and Wolfgang Christian. "Wigner Package." Version 1.0. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7302&DocID=475 (accessed 31 October 2014).
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Belloni, Mario, and Wolfgang Christian. Wigner Package. Vers. 1.0. Computer software. 2008. Java 1.5. 31 Oct. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7302&DocID=475>.
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