Developed by Andy Rundquist - Published October 3, 2016
|Subject Areas||Modern Physics and Quantum Mechanics|
|Level||Beyond the First Year|
* Students will be able to describe the shooting method for solving for eigenenergies and eigenfunctions. * Students will be able to use appropriate units for distance, energy, and time so that analytical and numeric results can be compared. * Students will be able to model any shape potential well. * Students will be able to calculate other parameters from the eigenfunctions (like expectation values).
|Time to Complete||60 min|
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Andy Rundquist, "Shooting method for solving 1D quantum potentials," Published in the PICUP Collection, October 2016, https://doi.org/10.1119/PICUP.Exercise.shooting.
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