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Rectangular Well Superposition Model
written by Wolfgang Christian
The Rectangular Well Eigenstate Superposition model displays the time evolution of the position-space wave function in an infinite 2D rectangular well using a superposition of energy eigenfunctions Ψn,m(x,y)  with energy eigenvalues En,m.

This model is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.  Double clicking the ejs_qm_Superposition2DRectangularWell.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.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java.
1 source code document is available
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Quantum Physics
- Bound State Systems
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Wolfgang Christian
energy eigenfunctions, energy eigenstates, infinite square well, quantum mechanics
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Metadata instance created November 10, 2009 by Wolfgang Christian
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June 11, 2014 by Andreu Glasmann
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W. Christian, Computer Program RECTANGULAR WELL SUPERPOSITION MODEL, Version 1.0 (2009), WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=9637&DocID=1402).
W. Christian, Computer Program RECTANGULAR WELL SUPERPOSITION MODEL, Version 1.0 (2009), <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=9637&DocID=1402>.
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Christian, W. (2009). Rectangular Well Superposition Model (Version 1.0) [Computer software]. Retrieved May 30, 2024, from https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=9637&DocID=1402
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Christian, Wolfgang. "Rectangular Well Superposition Model." Version 1.0. https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=9637&DocID=1402 (accessed 30 May 2024).
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Christian, Wolfgang. Rectangular Well Superposition Model. Vers. 1.0. Computer software. 2009. Java 1.5. 30 May 2024 <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=9637&DocID=1402>.
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