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Quantum Post-Exponential Decay

  • Joan MartorellEmail author
  • J. Gonzalo Muga
  • Donald W.L. Sprung
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 789)

Abstract

Exponential decay is a very general phenomenon in the natural sciences. It occurs when a quantity N decreases at a rate proportional to its value

Keywords

Survival Probability Exponential Decay Asymptotic Decay Wiener Theorem Tunneling Matrix Element 
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Acknowledgments

We thank A. del Campo, F. Delgado, W. Van Dijk, L. Schulman, and E. Torrontegui for useful discussions. We are grateful to DGES-Spain for support through grantFIS2006-10268-C03-01; to UPV-EHU (GIU07/40); to NSERC-Canada for Discovery grant RGPIN-3198; and to the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems in Dresden.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joan Martorell
    • 1
    Email author
  • J. Gonzalo Muga
    • 2
  • Donald W.L. Sprung
    • 3
  1. 1.Departament d’Estructura i Constituents de la MateriaUniversitat de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Departamíento de Química-FísicaUPV-EHUBilbaoSpain
  3. 3.Department of Physics and AstronomyMcMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada

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