Scattering in One Dimension

  • Siegmund Brandt
  • Hans Dieter Dahmen


Continuum eigenfunctions and continuous spectra. Boundary conditions and stationary solutions of the Schrödinger equation for step potentials. Continuum normalization. Motion of wave packets in step potentials. Transmission and reflection coefficients. Unitarity and Argand diagram. Tunnel effect. Resonances.


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Further Reading

  1. Alonso, Finn: Vol. 3, Chap. 2Google Scholar
  2. Berkeley Physics Course: Vol. 4, Chaps. 7, 8Google Scholar
  3. Brandt, Dahmen: Chaps. 4, 5Google Scholar
  4. Feynman, Leighton, Sands: Vol. 3, Chaps. 9, 16Google Scholar
  5. Flügge: Vol. 1, Chap. 2AGoogle Scholar
  6. Gasiorowicz: Chap. 5Google Scholar
  7. Merzbacher: Chaps. 3, 4, 5, 6Google Scholar
  8. Messiah: Vol. 1, Chaps. 2, 3Google Scholar
  9. Schiff: Chaps. 2, 3, 4Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Siegmund Brandt
    • 1
  • Hans Dieter Dahmen
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentSiegen UniversitySiegenGermany

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