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Manuscript Title: One-dimensional wave packet solutions of time-dependent frictional or optical potential Schrodinger equations.
Authors: R.W. Hasse
Program title: FRICTION
Catalogue identifier: ACWT_v1_0
Distribution format: gz
Journal reference: Comput. Phys. Commun. 11(1976)353
Programming language: Fortran.
Computer: IBM 360/91 - 370/145.
Operating system: HASP.
RAM: 140K words
Word size: 8
Keywords: Quantum mechanics, Optical potential, Scattering, Schrodinger equation, Friction, Nuclear physics, Nuclear reaction.
Classification: 17.8.

Nature of problem:
Quantum mechanical treatment of classical equation of motion by time dependent nonlinear Schrodinger equations or solution of arbitrary (incl. optical) hamiltonians.

Solution method:
Finite difference method.

Restrictions:
One-dimensional motion.

Unusual features:
Double precision complex arithmetic (IBM type COMPLEX*16) is used. It should be replaced by single precision complex arithmetic if run on a computer with more than approximately ten digits of accuracy.

Running time:
Depending on problem 0.5...5 m.