Material Detail

Steps and Barriers in One Dimension

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.
Rate

Quality

More about this material

Browse...

Disciplines with similar materials as Steps and Barriers in One Dimension

Comments

Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.
John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
18 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.