Circular Well Model Documents

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Main Document

Circular Well Model 

written by Wolfgang Christian

The Circular Well model displays the 2D energy eigenstates of a particle trapped in a very deep two-dimensional circular well.  Because the Schrödinger equation for this system is separable into radial and angular differential equations, the solution can be expressed as a product of a Bessel function and and a complex exponential.

The Circular Well model is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.  Double clicking the ejs_qm_CircularWell.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 3, 2014

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Source Code Documents

Circular Well Source Code 

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

Last Modified November 12, 2009