electron wave

electron wave

[i′lek‚trän ‚wāv]
(quantum mechanics)
The de Broglie wave or probability amplitude wave of an electron.
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spatial localisation of the electron wave functions tunneling through a 10 nm quantum barrier, when the diode is operated in reverse bias.
When we try to look at the spread-out electron wave, it collapses into a definite particle, but when we are not looking it keeps its options open.
The connectivity in their flow, Yazdani said, stems from a special form of electron wave that seemingly alters the pattern of flow around any imperfection.
It is this isolated classical trajectory, and the buildup of an electron wave functions' amplitude along that trajectory, that is referred to as a scarred wave function.
What has been described as a classical motion is, of course, really a quantum mechanical electron wave packet with a width that is large compared to the dimensions of the target molecule.
Mead made use of the electron wave structure observed at low temperatures to derive a vector potential analogous to Principle II.
Therefore, electron wave function and time dependent perturbation for the Hamiltonian (8), (9) in this inertial coordinate system can be expressed as
The researchers read the hologram using the microscope to measure the energy state of a single electron wave function.
Thomson currently owns more than 100 patent families in plasma technologies, and notably in panel addressing and driving, including the power part and the electron wave reduction.
As that electron wave surges forward, other electrons just ahead get propelled by repulsive electrostatic forces, effectively surfing the wave.
The researchers deduce that the electron wave in each hydrogen bond is interfering with the wave in an adjacent covalent bond.
What happens when an electron wave bounces around inside a stadium-shaped cavity, in which a classical particle's motion would be chaotic?