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Steps and Barriers in One Dimension

The above animation shows the propagation of a gaussian wavepacket through a step or a barrier. The parameters are those of an electron in GaAs. The initial kinetic energy is 0.2 eV while the potential height can be varied.


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John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
22 years ago
Applet works well once it loads, which is a little slow. Could be a little more versatile, especially since many applets demonstrate the same idea.