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Double Wells and Covalent Bonds

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Topics

  • Tunneling
  • Splitting
  • Spin 1/2 Particles
  • Ammonia Molecules

Description

Explore tunneling splitting in double well potentials. This classic problem describes many physical systems, including covalent bonds, Josephson junctions, and two-state systems such as spin 1/2 particles and ammonia molecules.

Sample Learning Goals

  • Describe the process of energy splitting for a double well.
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