TITLE

The Kramers problem: Beyond quasi-stationarity

AUTHOR(S)
Soskin, S. M.; Sheka, V. I.; Linnik, T. L.; Arraya´s, M.; Kaufman, I. Kh.; Luchinsky, D. G.; McClintock, P. V. E.; Mannella, R.
PUB. DATE
February 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 502 Issue 1, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Noise-induced escape from a metastable potential is considered on time-scales preceding the formation of quasi-equilibrium within the metastable part of the potential. It is shown that the escape flux may then depend exponentially strongly, and in a complicated manner, on time and friction. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
6028496

 

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