Few-Body Systems

, Volume 56, Issue 11–12, pp 727–736 | Cite as

Tunneling of Atoms, Nuclei and Molecules

  • C. A. BertulaniEmail author


This is a brief review of few relevant topics on tunneling of composite particles and how the coupling to intrinsic and external degrees of freedom affects tunneling probabilities. I discuss the phenomena of resonant tunneling, different barriers seen by subsystems, damping of resonant tunneling by level bunching and continuum effects due to particle dissociation.


Composite Particle Transmission Probability Resonant Tunneling Halo Nucleus Feshbach Resonance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyTexas A&M University-CommerceCommerceUSA

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