This JAVA applet solves the time-dependent Schrödinger wave equation for a gaussian wave packet incident on a square barrier or well. The height of the barrier (depth of the well) relative to the mean energy of the packet can be adjusted. The source code is available.
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Keywords:Informal Education,Higher Education,NSDL,Quantum Physics,Physics,Scattering and Continuum State Systems,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003062707518T,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mathematics,tunneling,scattering
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