The interplay of tunneling, resonance, and dissipation in quantum barrier crossing: A numerical study

Tanimura, Yoshitaka; Wolynes, Peter G.
June 1992
Journal of Chemical Physics;6/1/1992, Vol. 96 Issue 11, p8485
Academic Journal
We discuss the interplay of various quantum effects on barrier crossing for a one-dimensional system with dissipation. This is based on a numerical study using a hierarchy of kinetic equations introduced by Tanimura and Kubo. The numerical work uses a grid in phase space for the Wigner distribution and deals with both the classical limit and the tunneling regimes.


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