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What software was used to plot this diagram of morse potential

  1. Jan 31, 2012 #1
    Hi all,

    I recently saw a very nice diagram of the morse potential on wikipedia


    I am curious if anyone has any suggestions as to how this diagram was made? What software package was used? In particular how the actual morse curve was plotted.
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 31, 2012 #2
    Well, if I were to make this plot, I would use R. It could do everything on the plot fairly easily, with the exception of the spring in the dumbbell. I would do that in a drawing program, and take a screen shot and embed it in the R plot.
  4. Feb 1, 2012 #3
    It's very do-able with matplotlib, too.
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