In this exercise, students explore how quantum states scatter off of and tunnel through barriers. Students can vary the barrier parameters (width and height) and see how this changes the behavior of the system.

Answers to these exercises can be provided to educators upon request.

Special thanks to Jesper H.M. Jensen and Thomas Vedel Nørby for making these flow files and exercises!

Key words and phrases: scattering, tunnelling

The exercise PDF file can be found here.

A zip folder containing the exercise flow files can be found here.