Quantum-tunneling versus thermally activated electron transfer in ohmic and non-ohmic heat baths

Jau Tang; Sheng Hsien Lin
September 1997
Journal of Chemical Physics;9/1/1997, Vol. 107 Issue 9, p3485
Academic Journal
Investigates the dependence of electron transfer rates on temperatures and energy gaps using a spectral density for solvent fluctuation, such as ohmic, sub-ohmic, super-ohmic dissipation and the Debye models. Analysis of the temperature and energy-gap dependence covering the quantum-tunneling, classical Marcus and intermediate crossover regimes.


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