Unstable States in the Continuous Spectra. Analysis, Concepts, Methods and Results

Edited by

  • Cleanthes Nicolaides, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, Greece

Series Editor:

  • Erkki Brandas, Uppsala University, Sweden

Advances in Quantum Chemistry presents surveys of current developments in this rapidly developing field. With invited reviews written by leading international researchers, each presenting new results, it provides a single vehicle for following progress in this interdisciplinary area.
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Quantum chemists, physical chemists, physicists


Book information

  • Published: October 2010
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-380900-1

Table of Contents

  1. Unstable states: from quantum mechanics to statistical physics - Ivana Paidarova & Philippe Durand
  2. Unstable States in Laser Assisted and Controlled Molecular Processes - O. Atabek, Roland Lefebvre & Nguyen-Dang
  3. Coherence Effects in Laser-Induced Continuum Structure - Ioannis Thanopulos & Moshe Shapiro
  4. Theory and State-Specific Methods for the Analysis and Computation of
    Field-Free and Field-Induced Unstable States in Atoms and Molecules - Cleanthes A. Nicolaides
  5. Normal Form Theory and Transition States in Phase Space - Stephen Wiggins & Arseni Goussev
  6. The State-Specific Expansion Approach to the Solution of the Polyelectronic
    Time-Dependent Schrödinger Equation for Atoms and Molecules in Unstable States - Cleanthes A. Nicolaides, Theodoros Mercouris and Yannis Komninos
  7. Theory of resonant states: An exact analytical
    approach for open quantum systems - Gaston Garcia-Calderon
  8. Photon Wavepackets in Free Space - Gernot Alber, Magdalena Stobinska & G. Leuchs
  9. Long-Time Deviations from Exponential Decay - Gonzalo Muga, Donald W.L. Sprung, Joan Martorell & E. Torrontegui