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Circular Well Superposition Model Documents

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Circular Well Superposition Model 

written by Wolfgang Christian

The Circular Well Superposition simulation displays the time evolution of the position-space wave function in an deep 2D circular well.  The default configuration shows the first excited state with zero angular momentum.  Additional eigenstates can be added using a button in the eigenstate coefficient table.

The Circular Well Superpostion model was created using the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) modeling tool.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.  Double clicking the ejs_qm_Superposition2DCircularWell.jar file will run the program if Java is installed.  EJS is a part of the Open Source Physics Project and is designed to make it easier to access, modify, and generate computer models.

Last Modified June 3, 2014

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Source Code Documents

Circular Well Superposition Model source code 

The source code zip archive contains an XML representation of the Circular Well Superposition Model.  Unzip this archive in your EJS workspace to compile and run this model using EJS.

Published November 21, 2008
Last Modified November 12, 2009

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