Collisional energy transfer as a probe of ergodicity in molecular vibrational motions

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Collisional energy transfer in a model atom⋯triatom system is studied at energies above and below the ergodic threshold. No important changes in energy transfer behaviour are observed as the ergodic threshold is passed using a Henon-Heiles intramolecular potential.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)248-251
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Issue number2-3
Publication statusPublished - Nov 15 1979


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Surfaces and Interfaces

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