Material Detail

Wave Propagation in a One-Dimensional Crystal

Wave Propagation in a One-Dimensional Crystal

Applet demonstrates how multiple particles, when bound to each other by springs, can propagate a wave. The spring constants and number of particles are user-defined.
Rate

Quality

  • Editor Reviews
  • User Rating
  • Comments  (1) Comments
  • Learning Exercises
  • Bookmark Collections
  • Course ePortfolios
  • Accessibility Info

More about this material

Browse...

Disciplines with similar materials as Wave Propagation in a One-Dimensional Crystal

Comments

Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.
John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
19 years ago
Good applet, with a lot of accompanying text. The amplitude of the wave is a
little small, however, making it hard to discern the relationship between the
distance between atoms and the sine wave.
hidden