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Monte Carlo calculation of quantum tunneling in the dilute instanton limit

Cross, M. C. (1986) Monte Carlo calculation of quantum tunneling in the dilute instanton limit. Physical Review A, 34 (4). pp. 3531-3534. ISSN 0556-2791. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:CROpra86

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Abstract

A new approach for estimating small quantum tunneling rates by Monte Carlo calculation is proposed and demonstrated on a simple one-dimensional model. The application to many-body situations such as atomic exchange in solid 3He is discussed.


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Additional Information:©1986 The American Physical Society Received 13 June 1986 I have greatl benefited from discussions with S. Koonin, M. Zirnbauer, and M. Wilkinson. This work was supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DMR-8412543. Computer facilities were funded in part by the Keck Foundation and the AT&T Foundation.
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