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The QM Superposition program displays the time evolution of the position-space wave function.  The default wave function shows a two-state superposition of harmonic oscillator states.  Additional states and other potential energy functions can be specified using the Display | Switch GUI menu item.

QM Superposition 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_superposition.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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Quantum Physics
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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, quantum mechanics, superposition, wave packets
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Metadata instance created April 7, 2008 by Mario Belloni
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June 6, 2008 by Mario Belloni
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W. Christian, Computer Program QM SUPERPOSITION PROGRAM, Version 1.0 (2008), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=6798&DocID=287).
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W. Christian, Computer Program QM SUPERPOSITION PROGRAM, Version 1.0 (2008), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=6798&DocID=287>.
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Christian, W. (2008). QM Superposition Program (Version 1.0) [Computer software]. Retrieved September 16, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=6798&DocID=287
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Christian, Wolfgang. "QM Superposition Program." Version 1.0. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=6798&DocID=287 (accessed 16 September 2014).
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Christian, Wolfgang. QM Superposition Program. Vers. 1.0. Computer software. 2008. Java 1.5. 16 Sep. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=6798&DocID=287>.
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QM Superposition Program:

Is Part Of Numerical Time Development in Quantum Mechanics Using a Reduced Hilbert Space Approach

The QM Superposition Program is used by the Numerical Time Development in Quantum Mechanics Using a Reduced Hilbert Space Approach Package's curricular materials for the teaching of quantum mechanics.

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