|The finite square well in quantum mechanics may at times
seem to be an oversimplification of real-life situations. However,
with today's semiconductor technology, substances that exhibit finite
square well potentials can be created. This lab deals with one such
system, a semi conducting material consisting of alternating layers of
AlGaAs and GaAs.
Special thanks to Dr. Kris Bertness of NIST, in Boulder, Co for providing the semiconductor sample.
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