JMP  Vol.1 No.6 , December 2010
Dynamics of Particle in a Box in Time Varying Potential Due to Chirped Laser Pulse
ABSTRACT
We describe a computational method for simulating the time dependent quantum mechanical system inter-acting with external field. In this method the Schrödinger equation is solved by expanding the wave function in the basis set of unperturbed Hamiltonian. The expansion yields a set of coupled first order differential equation. For expansion coefficients, the coupled channel method is applied to a particle in a box interacting with external field in the form of chirped laser pulse. The pulse shape is taken as Gaussian. We study the ef-fect of different pulse parameters i.e. chirp rate, intensity, center frequency, box length and laser duration on the dynamics of the particle. Many interesting results are obtained and explained.

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nullB. Dahiya and V. Prasad, "Dynamics of Particle in a Box in Time Varying Potential Due to Chirped Laser Pulse," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 1 No. 6, 2010, pp. 372-378. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2010.16053.
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