Collisionless Intramolecular Vibrational Relaxation in SF6

  • H. S. Kwok
  • E. Yablonovitch
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 4)


There has always been great interest in the limits of applicability of statistical mechanics. For example the point is often made that statistical concepts describe macroscopic systems very well. On the other hand, a tiny dynamical system such as a single isolated molecule may behave in a non-ergodic manner.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. S. Kwok
    • 1
  • E. Yablonovitch
    • 1
  1. 1.Gordon McKay LaboratoryHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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