Shooting Method Model Documents

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Main Document

Ejs Shooting Method Program 

written by Wolfgang Christian

The Ejs Shooting Method program displays the solution to the time-independent Schrödinger equation determined via the shooting method.  The default potential energy function is a harmonic oscillator with V(x) = x*x/2.  The model assumes that the eigenfunction is bound within a spatial region.  The energy of the energy eigenfunction can be changed with the slider. You can modify this simulation if you have Ejs installed by right-clicking within the plot and selecting "Open Ejs Model" from the pop-up menu item.  

Ejs Shooting Method 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_ShootingMethod.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.  Additional Open Source Physics programs for quantum mechanics are available.  They can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, OSP, or Ejs.

The jar file contains a compiled ready-to-run EJS model.  Download this file to your computer to run the model without using EJS.

Last Modified June 12, 2014

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Source Code Documents

Shooting methdod source code. 

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

Published September 23, 2008
Last Modified June 12, 2014

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