potential well


potential well
noun or potential hole
: a sharply defined region of minimum potential in a field of force — compare potential barrier

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potential well noun (physics)
An area of low potential in a field of force
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  • potential well — noun the region surrounding a local minimum of potential energy …   Wiktionary

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  • Delta potential well — The Delta potential well is a common theoretical problem of quantum mechanics. It consists of a time independent Schrödinger equation for a particle in a potential well defined by a delta function in one dimension.DefinitionThe time independent… …   Wikipedia

  • Finite potential well — The finite potential well (also known as the finite square well) is a simple problem from quantum mechanics. It is an extension of the infinite potential well, in which a particle is confined to a box, but one which has finite not infinite… …   Wikipedia

  • Semicircular potential well — In quantum mechanics, the case of a particle in a one dimensional ring is similar to the particle in a box. The particle follows the path of a semicircle from 0 to pi where it cannot escape, because the potential from pi to 2 pi is infinite.… …   Wikipedia

  • exponential potential well — eksponentinė potencialo duobė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. exponential potential well vok. Exponentialtopf, m; exponentieller Potentialtopf, m rus. экспоненциальная потенциальная яма, f pranc. puits de potentiel exponentiel, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas


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