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Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 55, Issue 3–4, pp 297–302 | Cite as

Macroscopic quantum tunneling in small- and large-dissipation regimes

  • Antonio Barone
  • Yuri N. Ovchinnikov
Article

Abstract

Quantum tunneling on a macroscopic scale is investigated in connection with the presence of dissipation. Theoretical results in a form suitable for experimental verification are derived in the regions of small and large friction. In the latter case it is shown that the system loses energy during tunneling, exciting quasiparticle states.

Keywords

Theoretical Result Magnetic Material Experimental Verification Macroscopic Scale Quantum Tunneling 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Barone
    • 1
  • Yuri N. Ovchinnikov
    • 2
  1. 1.Istituto de Cibernetica del CNRArco FeliceItaly
  2. 2.Landau Institute for Theoretical PhysicsAcademy of Sciences of USSRMoscowUSSR

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