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This webpage contains an interactive simulation that allows users to explore quantum bound states in multiple potential wells, and to see the formation of  bands of energy levels.  Users can interactively change features such as the number, width, spacing, and height of the wells, and see the changes to the energy levels and energy eigenstate wave functions continuously. Options also include using square and Coulomb shaped wells. Probability densities and wave functions can be shown using a variety of representations. This simulation is also contained within the Quantum Bound States simulation.
Also included is a teacher's guide as well as sample learning goals for use with the simulation.
This simulation is part of a large and growing collection. It has been designed using principles from physics education research and refined based on student interviews.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Quantum Physics
- Bound State Systems
- Upper Undergraduate
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Interactive Simulation
Categories Intended Users Ratings
- Pedagogy
- Learners
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Format:
application/java
Mirror:
http://phet.colorado.edu/sims/bou…
Access Rights:
Free access
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© 2005 PHET and University of Colorado
Additional information is available.
Keywords:
band structure, bound state, eigenstates, energy levels, potential well, wave function
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created October 3, 2006 by Gifford Weber
Record Updated:
July 8, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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August 11, 2006
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, Version 1.00.02 (Physics Education Technology Project, Boulder, 2005), WWW Document, (http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/band-structure).
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PhET Simulation: Band Structure, Version 1.00.02 (Physics Education Technology Project, Boulder, 2005), <http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/band-structure>.
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PhET Simulation: Band Structure. (2006, August 11). Retrieved August 1, 2014, from Physics Education Technology Project: http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/band-structure
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Physics Education Technology Project. PhET Simulation: Band Structure. Boulder: Physics Education Technology Project, August 11, 2006. http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/band-structure (accessed 1 August 2014).
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PhET Simulation: Band Structure. Vers. 1.00.02. Boulder: Physics Education Technology Project, 2005. 11 Aug. 2006. 1 Aug. 2014 <http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/band-structure>.
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