Discrete breathers: classical and quantum
UNSPECIFIED (2000) Discrete breathers: classical and quantum. In: 1st Dynamims Days Asia-Pacific International Conference on Nonlinear Science, HONG KONG, PEOPLES R CHINA, JUL 13-16, 1999. Published in: PHYSICA A, 288 (1-4). pp. 174-198.Full text not available from this repository.
Discrete breathers are time-periodic spatially localised motions in networks of oscillators. Their occurrence in three principal contexts is reviewed: (i) autonomous Hamiltonian or reversible systems, (ii) autonomous forced damped systems, and (iii) time-periodically forced systems. The main proposed area of application, however, is to molecular crystals, where quantum effects must be taken into account. Thus an idea for a theory of quantum discrete breathers is also presented, though some details remain to be worked out. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||PHYSICA A|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV|
|Official Date:||15 December 2000|
|Number of Pages:||25|
|Page Range:||pp. 174-198|
|Title of Event:||1st Dynamims Days Asia-Pacific International Conference on Nonlinear Science|
|Location of Event:||HONG KONG, PEOPLES R CHINA|
|Date(s) of Event:||JUL 13-16, 1999|
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