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A wave function is a mathematical tool used in quantum mechanics. It is a function typically of space or momentum or spin and possibly of time that returns the probability amplitude of a position or momentum for a subatomic particle. Mathematically, it is a function from a space that maps the possible states of the system into the complex numbers. The laws of quantum mechanics (the Schrödinger equation) describe how the wave function evolves over time.
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15 Jun 2006 | Tools | Contributor(s): Gang Li, Yang Xu, Narayan Aluru
Compute the charge density distribution and potential variation inside a MOS structure by using a coarse-grained tight binding model
09 Oct 2007 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina, Jeff Reimers
Semi-empirical Molecular Orbital calculations.
21 Feb 2007 | Tools | Contributor(s): Heng Li, Alexander Gavrilenko
Calculation of the allowed and forbidden states in a periodic potential
Periodic Potential Lab
19 Jan 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Abhijeet Paul, Junzhe Geng, Gerhard Klimeck
Solve the time independent schrodinger eqn. for arbitrary periodic potentials
Quantum Bound State
27 Mar 2007 | Tools | Contributor(s): Alexander Gavrilenko, Heng Li
Particle in a box - The particle in a box (or the infinite potential well) is a simple idealized system that is completely solved within quantum mechanics. The infinite potential well is a finite …
Quantum Dot Lab
12 Nov 2005 | Tools | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Lars Bjaalie, Sebastian Steiger, David Ebert, Tillmann Christoph Kubis, Matteo Mannino, Michael McLennan, Hong-Hyun Park, Michael Povolotskyi
Compute the eigenstates of a particle in a box of various shapes including domes and pyramids.
Theoretical Electron Density Visualizer
01 Jul 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina
TEDVis calculates and displays 3D maps of molecular ED and its derivatives from the wave function.
UV/Vis Spectra simulator
04 Mar 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina
This tool computes molecular electronic spectra.
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