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Published July 1, 1983 | public
Journal Article

Accuracy of semiclassical partition functions for an oscillator in a finite well


Semiclassical techniques are used to evaluate the partition function Q of a Morse oscillator. The empirical Pitzer—Gwinn quantization rule of the classical partition is found to be highly accurate even for shallow potential wells.

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© 1983 Elsevier. Received 25 March 1983.

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