This animation shows the quantum analogy of a classical bouncing ball moving in a gravitational field, without dissipation. The video shows the wave packet motion next to the ball. A graph of the expectation value of the quantum ball versus time is provided that illustrates the dispersion and later reforming of the quantum wave packet.
%0 Electronic Source %A Gea-Banaloche, Julio %D December 18, 1998 %T A Quantum Bouncing Ball %V 2015 %N 5 July 2015 %8 December 18, 1998 %9 video/quicktime %U http://www.uark.edu/misc/julio/bouncing_ball/bouncing_ball.html
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