Unstable States in the Continuous Spectra. Analysis, Concepts, Methods and Results, Volume 60

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Cleanthes Nicolaides
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123809001
eBook ISBN: 9780123809018
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 27th October 2010
Page Count: 564
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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


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.

Key Features

  • Publishes articles, invited reviews and proceedings of major international conferences and workshops
    Written by leading international researchers in quantum and theoretical chemistry
    Highlights important interdisciplinary developments


Quantum chemists, physical chemists, physicists


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Cleanthes Nicolaides Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, Greece