Semiclassical Descriptions of Atomic and Nuclear Collisions

1st Edition

Editors: J. Bang J. de Boer
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444869722
eBook ISBN: 9780444598387
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 1st January 1985
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These proceedings contain the invited papers, both theoretical and experimental presented at this symposium, the first of 3 held in Copenhagen to honour Niels Bohr's hundredth birthday.

Table of Contents

Preface. On the history of the so-called WKB method from 1817 to 1926 (N. Fröman and P.O. Fröman). Semiclassical methods in chemical dynamics (W.H. Miller). Elastic and Inelastic Processes. Low energy atomic and molecular collisions (J.P. Toennies). Inner-shell Coulomb ionization (E. Merzbacher). Variational methods in inner-shell ionization (M. Kleber). Nuclear elastic scattering (P. Braun-Munzinger). Absorptive potentials (G. Pollarolo). Coulomb excitation (Th. W. Elze). Semiclassical functional integral methods for few and many-body systems (S. Levit). Rearrangment Collisions. Nuclear transfer reactions (A. Winther). Semiclassical aspects of transfer reactions (P.D. Bond). Transfer involving deformed nuclei (J.O. Rasmussen, M.W. Guidry and L.F. Canto). The theory of electron capture (J.S. Briggs). Electron capture from the K-shell: experimental (C.L. Cocke). Observation of the Thomas Peak (E. Horsdal). WKB approximations (D.M. Brink). Complex Collisions. Nuclear transport phenomena in low-energy heavy-ion collisions (J.R. Huizenga and W.U. Schrder). Friction in nuclear dynamics (W.J. Swiatecki). Fusion reactions at low energy (M. Beckerman). Uniform approximations and condon reflection effects (M.S. Child). A semiclassical approach to molecular energy transfer (G.D. Billing). Multiple electron capture (R. Mann). WKB approach to nonseparable wave equations (U. Fano). Quantum phase-space distributions and quantum transport theory (F. Zachariasen). The phase-space representation of quantum mechanics and the Bohr-Heisenberg correspondence principle (J.P. Dahl).

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