
Northwestern University Initiative for Teaching Nanoscience
12 Aug 2008  Tools  Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina
This package allows users to study and analyze of molecular properties using various electronic structure methods.
http://nanohub.org/resources/nuitns

PieceWise Constant Potential Barriers Tool
30 Jun 2008  Tools  Contributor(s): Xufeng Wang, Samarth Agarwal, Gerhard Klimeck, Dragica Vasileska, Mathieu Luisier, Jean Michel D Sellier
Transmission and the reflection coefficient of a five, seven, nine, eleven and 2nsegment piecewise constant potential energy profile
http://nanohub.org/resources/pcpbt

Quantum Mechanics for Engineers: Course Assignments
30 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This set of exercises should help the students better understand the basic principles of quantum mechanics as applied to engineering problems. Introductory concepts in Quantum Mechanics Postulates...
http://nanohub.org/resources/5164

Quantum Mechanics for Engineers: Podcasts
07 Jul 2008  Series  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck, David K. Ferry
This course will introduce the students to the basic concepts and postulates of quantum mechanics. Examples will include simple systems such as particle in an infinite and finite well, 1D and 2D...
http://nanohub.org/resources/4920

Reading Material: Examples and Stark Effect
10 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF
http://nanohub.org/resources/5002

Quantum Mechanics: Stationary Perturbation Theory
10 Jul 2008  Series  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
Stationary perturbation theory is concerned with finding the changes in the discrete energy levels and the changes in the corresponding energy eigenfunctions of a system, when the Hamiltonian of a...
http://nanohub.org/resources/5014

Quantum Mechanics: TimeDependent Perturbation Theory
10 Jul 2008  Series  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
Timedependent perturbation theory, developed by Paul Dirac, studies the effect of a timedependent perturbation V(t) applied to a timeindependent Hamiltonian H0. Since the perturbed Hamiltonian...
http://nanohub.org/resources/5021

Reading Material: Harmonic Oscillator
09 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF
http://nanohub.org/resources/4964

Slides: Harmonic Oscillator  Classical vs. Quantum
09 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF
http://nanohub.org/resources/4966

Quantum Mechanics: WKB Approximation
09 Jul 2008  Series  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
In physics, the WKB (Wentzel–Kramers–Brillouin) approximation, also known as WKBJ (Wentzel–Kramers–Brillouin–Jeffreys) approximation, is the most familiar example of a semiclassical calculation in...
http://nanohub.org/resources/4992

Slides on Introductory Concepts in Quantum Mechanics
07 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, David K. Ferry, Gerhard Klimeck
particle wave duality, quantization of energy
http://nanohub.org/resources/4913

Quantum Mechanics: Tunneling
08 Jul 2008  Series  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
In quantum mechanics, quantum tunnelling is a micro nanoscopic phenomenon in which a particle violates the principles of classical mechanics by penetrating a potential barrier or impedance higher...
http://nanohub.org/resources/4945

Quantum Mechanics: Time Independent Schrodinger Wave Equation
07 Jul 2008  Series  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
In physics, especially quantum mechanics, the Schrödinger equation is an equation that describes how the quantum state of a physical system changes in time. It is as central to quantum mechanics...
http://nanohub.org/resources/4937

Quantum Mechanics: Introductory Concepts
07 Jul 2008  Series  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck, David K. Ferry
In this section of the Quantum Mechanics class we discuss the particlewave duality and the need for the quantization of energy to explain the blackbody radiation and the photoelectric effect. We...
http://nanohub.org/resources/4910

Reading Material for Introductory Concepts in Quantum Mechanics
07 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
http://nanohub.org/resources/4911

ParticleWave Duality: an Animation
07 Jul 2008  Animations  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
This animation is publicly available at YouTube underhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfPeprQ7oGc
http://nanohub.org/resources/4916

Reading Material: Postulates of Quantum Mechanics
07 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
www.eas.asu.edu
http://nanohub.org/resources/4924

Homework Assignment: Wavepackets
07 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF
http://nanohub.org/resources/4930

Quantum Mechanics: Wavepackets
07 Jul 2008  Series  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
In physics, a wave packet is an envelope or packet containing an arbitrary number of wave forms. In quantum mechanics the wave packet is ascribed a special significance: it is interpreted to be a...
http://nanohub.org/resources/4932

Reading Material: What is Quantum Mechanics?
08 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
NSF
http://nanohub.org/resources/4938