Rectangular Well Model Documents

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Main Document

Rectangular Well Model 

written by Wolfgang Christian

The Rectangular Well model displays the 2D energy eigenstates of a particle trapped in a very deep two-dimensional rectangular well.¬† Because the Schr√∂dinger equation for this system is separable into one-dimensional infinite square well Hamiltonians, the solution can be expressed as a product of the two one-dimensional solutions.  Uses can select the quantum numbers and the spatial dimension of the well.

This model is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.  Double clicking the ejs_qm_RectangularWell.jar file will run the program if Java is installed.  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.

Last Modified June 11, 2014

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Source Code Documents

Rectangular Well Source Code 

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

Last Modified November 10, 2009