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Path Decomposition for Multidimensional Tunnelling

Auerbach, A, Kivelson, S and Nicole, D A (1984) Path Decomposition for Multidimensional Tunnelling Physical Review Letters, 53, (5), pp. 411-414.

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In order to solve multidimensionaltunneling problems that cannot be treated by the normal instanton techniques, we introduce the path decomposition expansion formalism, and show its usefulness by solving three generic examples: the symmetric and asymmetric double well, and the decay problem. The technique allows us to handle excited states and backscattering effects in nonseparable potentials.

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Published date: 30 July 1984
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems


Local EPrints ID: 251470
ISSN: 0031-9007
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Date deposited: 03 Nov 1999
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:09

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Author: A Auerbach
Author: S Kivelson
Author: D A Nicole

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