Step Barrier Scattering Model Documents

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Step Barrier Scattering model 

written by Wolfgang Christian

The Step Barrier Scattering model shows a quantum mechanical experiment in which an incident wave (particle) traveling from the left is transmitted and reflected from a potential step at x=0.  Although the analytic solution to this standard problem is well known, its visualization shows how the incident and reflected waves form an interference pattern and how the incident wave penetrates the classically forbidden region when its energy is less than the barrier height V0.

Last Modified June 12, 2014

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Source Code Documents

Barrier Scattering model source code 

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

Published October 9, 2008
Last Modified October 9, 2008