On the classical path method using Delves coordinates: Asymptotic solution for time-dependent amplitudes

R. D. Gilbert, James Muckerman

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Abstract

An analytic perturbation series procedure is developed for evaluating transition amplitudes in an adiabatic basis throughout the asymptotic region of a molecular collision process described in Delves coordinates. This procedure is used in conjunction with the classical path method in a treatment of collinear atom-harmonic oscillator collisions. The importance of the new procedure in the application of the classical path method to reactive scattering is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3132-3138
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
Volume82
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1984

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  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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