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Quantum Mechanical Tunneling in Chemical Physics

1st Edition

By Hiroki Nakamura

CRC Press

226 pages

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Description

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

Table of Contents

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.

About the Author

Hiroki Nakamura, is a professor at the Institute of Molecular Science, Faculty of Science, National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan and Professor Emeritus at the Institute for Molecular Science, National Institutes of Natural Sciences in Japan.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013050
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Physical & Theoretical
SCI078000
SCIENCE / Spectroscopy & Spectrum Analysis