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This simulation explores the transitions between quantum states in a hydrogen atom.  The time-dependent wavefunction is displayed.  An electric field resonant with the transition between states is applied and the changes in the wavefunction with time are tracked in a dipole approximation.  Initial and final states can be selected by the user.
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Quantum Physics
- Bound State Systems
- Foundations and Measurements
- Symmetries in Quantum Mechanics
- Upper Undergraduate
- Graduate/Professional
- Instructional Material
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Keywords:
dipole transition, electric field, hydrogen atom, radiative transition
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Metadata instance created May 17, 2004 by Bruce Mason
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July 23, 2009 by Bruce Mason
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P. Falstad, , WWW Document, (http://www.falstad.com/qmatomrad/).
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P. Falstad, Atomic Dipole Transitions Applet, , <http://www.falstad.com/qmatomrad/>.
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Falstad, P. (n.d.). Atomic Dipole Transitions Applet. Retrieved November 22, 2014, from http://www.falstad.com/qmatomrad/
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Falstad, Paul. Atomic Dipole Transitions Applet. http://www.falstad.com/qmatomrad/ (accessed 22 November 2014).
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Falstad, Paul. Atomic Dipole Transitions Applet. 22 Nov. 2014 <http://www.falstad.com/qmatomrad/>.
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