Optimal barrier subdivision for Kramers’ escape rate
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- Bekele, M., Ananthakrishna, G. & Kumar, N. Pramana - J. Phys. (1996) 46: 403. doi:10.1007/BF02852266
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We examine the effect of subdividing the potential barrier along the reaction coordinate on Kramers’ escape rate for a model potential. Using the known supersymmetric potential approach, we show the existence of an optimal number of subdivisions that maximizes the rate.