Accession Number:

ADA272579

Title:

A New Perspective on Quantum Time Correlation Functions

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

PENNSYLVANIA UNIV PHILADELPHIA DEPT OF CHEMISTRY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-11-04

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

A theoretical analysis suggests that the path centroid variable in Feynman path integration occupies a central role in the behavior of the real time position autocorrelation function. Based on this analysis, an intriguing quasiclassical perspective on quantum correlation functions emerges.

Subject Categories:

  • Numerical Mathematics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE