File:Wave packet (dispersion).gif

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Wave_packet_(dispersion).gif(200 × 125 pixels, file size: 35 KB, MIME type: image/gif, looped, 51 frames)

Summary

Propagation of a wave packet in a dispersive medium. We can see the difference between phase velocity and group velocity.

Made by myself.

See also Image:Wave packet (no dispersion).gif.


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Date/TimeThumbnailDimensionsUserComment
current06:41, 2 July 2009Thumbnail for version as of 06:41, 2 July 2009200 × 125 (35 KB)DicklyonRedone to show the intended smooth motions of both the phase and the envelope, with phase speed about half of group speed as in typical in QM particle problems.
22:31, 22 August 2006Thumbnail for version as of 22:31, 22 August 2006400 × 222 (131 KB)Jmtrivialnew light version
18:34, 22 August 2006Thumbnail for version as of 18:34, 22 August 2006784 × 576 (1.91 MB)FffredPropagation of a wave packet in a dispersive medium. We can see the difference between phase velocity and group velocity. Made by myself. See also Wave packet (no dispersion).gif. Category:Wave mechanics

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