Relaxation dynamics of multilevel tunneling systems

Neu, Peter; Heuer, Andreas
February 1997
Journal of Chemical Physics;2/1/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 5, p1749
Academic Journal
Presents a quantum mechanical treatment of an asymmetric double-well potential interacting with a heat bath for circumstances where the contribution of higher vibrational levels to the relaxation dynamics cannot be excluded from consideration. Simulations; Model features; Dynamics; Analogy to the spatial- and energy-diffusion-controlled limit; Apparent Arrhenius behavior.


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