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Kramers problem for a multiwell potential.

Arrayas, M. and Kaufman, I. Kh. and Luchinsky, D. G. and McClintock, Peter V. E. and Soskin, S. M. (2000) Kramers problem for a multiwell potential. Physical Review Letters, 84 (12). pp. 2556-2559. ISSN 1079-7114

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    Abstract

    Fluctuational escape from a multiwell potential is shown to display new features, as compared to the conventional single-well case. The flux J may depend on friction Gamma exponentially strongly, over an exponentially long period; for small enough temperatures, J(Gamma) undergoes marked oscillations in the range of small Gamma, and the time evolution of J changes drastically as Gamma exceeds a critical value.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Physical Review Letters
    Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
    Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
    ID Code: 31907
    Deposited By: Professor P. V. E. McClintock
    Deposited On: 08 Mar 2010 11:13
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 14 Apr 2015 09:16
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/31907

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