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PHET: Quantum Phenomena


PHET: Quantum Phenomena

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This website that contains many simulations and animations related to the discovery and development of quantum physics such as the Photoelectric Effect, Quantum Tunneling, Lasers, Models of the Hydrogen Atom, Semiconductors, and Rutherford Scattering along with several others. This site is primarily conceptual in nature however some quantitative measurements can be made.
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Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
CAUTION: Java Applets may not run on all browsers
Date Added to MERLOT: November 19, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 19, 2015
Submitter: Trevor Melder


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: A web browser such as Internet Explorer that supports Java 1.5 or higher and Flash.
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
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