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Name: Tunneling
ID: m42644
Language: English (en)
  • Define and discuss tunneling.
  • Define potential barrier.
  • Explain quantum tunneling.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Barrier penetration, Quantum mechanical tunneling, Tunneling
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
Maintainers: OpenStax College (, OSC Physics Maintainer (

Latest version: 1.5 (history)
First publication date: Jan 18, 2012 9:33 am -0600
Last revision to module: Sep 11, 2013 11:45 am -0500


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Version: 1.5 Sep 11, 2013 11:45 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.4 Jun 20, 2012 10:12 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.3 Jun 13, 2012 4:02 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.2 Jun 4, 2012 5:01 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 8:53 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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