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At the birth of modern semiclassical theory

Marcus, Rudolph A. (2012) At the birth of modern semiclassical theory. Molecular Physics, 110 (9-10). pp. 513-516. ISSN 0026-8976. doi:10.1080/00268976.2012.672772.

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The rapid development of the semiclassical theory of Miller and Marcus and its applications in the 1970s was an exciting experience. Some of these developments and the issues involved are described in the present overview.

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Additional Information:© 2012 Tayor & Francis. Received 13 February 2012; final version received 29 February 2012. Accepted author version posted online: 15 Mar 2012. Version of record first published: 27 Apr 2012. It is a pleasure to acknowledge the support of the author's research and of that of his coworkers by NSF, ARO and ONR. I would like to conclude with an acknowledgement taken from my 1971 paper: 'I am indebted to Dr W. H. Miller for sending me copies of his excellent manuscripts6 in advance of publication. Their clarity and incisiveness helped expedite work on my own present approach.' The papers referred to are [1] and [2].
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Subject Keywords:semiclassical theory; action-angle variables; theory of Miller and Marcus; collision dynamics; unimolecular dissociation
Issue or Number:9-10
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Deposited On:02 Jul 2012 21:35
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