Barrier Exercise #3

Please answer the  following 1 question regarding the Physlet:


Potential Energy Function 1 Potential Energy Function 2 Potential Energy Function 3 Potential Energy Function 4

These two questions refer to the above animations.  Click-Drag the mouse inside the Physlet to change the energy of the incident wave.  You may also grab the edge of the potential energy step and drag it.


  1.  Watch all 4 Animations.  Describe each of the potential energy functions that the incident plane wave is experiencing.


Script by Wolfgang Christian.
Java applets by Wolfgang Christian.