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Eigenvalues of Particle Bound in Single and Double Delta Function Potentials through Numerical Analysis

Authors: Hamdi Muhyuddin D. Barra, Edward Aris D. Fajardo

Abstract:

This study employs the use of the fourth order Numerov scheme to determine the eigenstates and eigenvalues of particles, electrons in particular, in single and double delta function potentials. For the single delta potential, it is found that the eigenstates could only be attained by using specific potential depths. The depth of the delta potential well has a value that varies depending on the delta strength. These depths are used for each well on the double delta function potential and the eigenvalues are determined. There are two bound states found in the computation, one with a symmetric eigenstate and another one which is antisymmetric.

Keywords: eigenvalue, Double Delta Potential, Eigenstates, Numerov Method, Single Delta Potential

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1335182

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