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written by Wolfgang Christian
The QM Measurement program displays the time evolution of the position-space wave function and can be used to simulate the quantum-mechanical measurements of energy, position, and/or momentum.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.  Double clicking the qm_measurement.jar file will run the program if Java is installed.  The default wave function is an equal-mix four-state superposition in the infinite square well.  Additional states and other potential energy functions can be specified using the Display | Switch GUI menu item.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java.
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Quantum Physics
- Bound State Systems
- Foundations and Measurements
- General
- Upper Undergraduate
- Graduate/Professional
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
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© 2008 Wolfgang Christian
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PACSs:
01.50.hv
03.65.-w
07.05.Tp
Keywords:
OSP, Open Source Physics, energy eigenstates, infinite square well, measure energy, measure momentum, measure position, measurement, quantum mechanics, superposition, wave packets
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Metadata instance created April 10, 2008 by Mario Belloni
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July 8, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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