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The problem is to evolve a 2 state harmonic system in time where
the potential is a step function defined by

An explanation of The Theory in the time evolving
harmonic oscillator system can be found here.

Time evolving systems using the above potential function.

k2= k1
k2 = 0.5k1
k2 = 1.5k1

Interactive JAVA

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1.) double click on the "Start Animation" button
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JAVA program

Last modified: March 4, 1999
by Jeff Mirick
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