The Quantum Theory of Solitons with Thermal Vibration Taken into Account

  • A. S. Davydov
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 243)


Many investigations of autolocalized states—solitons—in molecular systems have used the classical description of molecular displacements from equilibrium positions at T = 0. In those cases quantum fluctuations of the equilibrium positions and thermal vibrations of molecule about new equilibrium position were not taken into account.


Equilibrium Position Energy Operator Thermal Vibration Finite Region Modulate Plane Wave 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. Davydov
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  1. 1.Institute for Theoretical PhysicsAcademy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSRKievUkrain

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