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Short time-scales in the Kramers problem.

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Publication date2000
Host publicationUnsolved Problems of Noise and Fluctuations
EditorsD. Abbott, L. B. Kish
Place of publicationMelville, NY
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics
Pages503-508
Number of pages6
Volume511
ISBN (Print)1-56396-826-6
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

Escape from a metastable potential is considered on time-scales less than are needed for the creation of quasi-equilibrium within the well. It is shown that the escape flux may then depend exponentially strongly, and in a complicated way, on friction and time

Bibliographic note

Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Unsolved problems of Noise, Adelaide, 12-15 July 1999.