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Some quantum dynamics simulations

  1. Feb 21, 2009 #1

    I am working on a quantum dynamics simulator that can perhaps be used to learn quantum mechanics without resorting to the formalism. This approach may have a great potential. Here are some links to some results:

    1. http://mw.concord.org/modeler1.3/mirror/quantum/coulomb.html

    Fundamentally important concepts in chemistry, such as electrostatic attractions, bound state, polarization, covalent bonding, and ionization, emerge from these simulations.

    2. http://mw.concord.org/modeler1.3/mirror/quantum/tunneling2d.html

    Quantum tunneling effect.

    3. http://mw.concord.org/modeler1.3/mirror/quantum/doubleslit.html

    A simulaiton of the electron double-slit experiment.

    4. http://mw.concord.org/modeler1.3/mirror/quantum/box.html
    5. http://mw.concord.org/modeler1.3/mirror/quantum/circle.html
    6. http://mw.concord.org/modeler1.3/mirror/quantum/ellipse.html

    For fun.

    Comments are welcome. Also check out my blog for progresses:

  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 22, 2009 #2
    I tried to 'launch the model' in your references above, but my vista (with java) did not know a jnlp extension, so I could not run the simulations.
  4. Feb 23, 2009 #3
    You can visit http://mw.concord.org and download the Molecular Workbench software (using the third button on that page) to your disk and double-click on the mw.jar file. It will launch the application. Then you can explore within it.
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