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Similarity between electron tunneling and propagation of electromagnetic waveguides

  1. Apr 10, 2010 #1
    can anyone tell me whats the formal analogy between electron tunneling in terms of quantum mechanics and electromagnetic waveguide modes at frequencies below cutoff ???
     
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  3. Apr 10, 2010 #2

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    Re: similarity between electron tunneling and propagation of electromagnetic waveguid

    Below, cutoff, the EM fields fall off exponentially like the wave function at a finite barrier.
     
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