Quantum mechanical tunneling plays important roles in a wide range of natural sciences, from nuclear and solid-state physics to proton transfer and chemical reactions in chemistry and biology. Responding to the need for further understanding of multidimensional tunneling, the authors have recently developed practical methods that can be applied to
Introduction. One-Dimensional Theory. Two-Dimensional Theory. Multidimensional Effects: Peculiar Phenomena. Nonadiabatic Tunneling. Multidimensional Theory of Tunneling Splitting. Numerical Applications to Polyatomic Molecules. N-Decay of Metastable States. Tunneling in Chemical Reactions. Concluding Remarks and Future Perspectives. Appendices. Bibliography. Index.