Re: Numerical solution to Schrodinger's Equation

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg14289] Re: Numerical solution to Schrodinger's Equation*From*: "Kevin J. McCann" <kevinmccann at Home.com>*Date*: Tue, 13 Oct 1998 01:21:09 -0400*Organization*: @Home Network*References*: <6vhl5e$jjo@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

NDSolve can't do a 2 point boundary value problem. I am sending you a NB on how to solve your problem separately. Kevin elvis dieguez wrote in message <6vhl5e$jjo at smc.vnet.net>... >Hello, > > I am learning how to use Mathematica's built in numerical solver of >partial diff equations (NDSolve). I was trying to solve Schrodinger's >Equation for a particle in a 1-D infinite square well (y[0]==0, >y[1]==0). The analytic solution is: y[x] == A Sin[k x] where k = >n Pi. Using NDSolve, however, the only solution given is the trivial >A == 0. Is there anyway that I can get mathematica to quantize the >solution and avoid the trivial solution? > >Thank you, >Elvis Dieguez >University of Miami >