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Short time-scales in the Kramers problem

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>2000
<mark>Journal</mark>AIP Conference Proceedings
Number of pages6
Pages (from-to)503-508
Early online date29/03/00
<mark>Original language</mark>English


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.