Tunneling of a many-Fermion system in one dimension

  • J. W. Negele
IV. Path Integrals and Monte Carlo Methods
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 171)


A method is presented for stochastic evaluation of ground state properties and tunneling decay of many-fermion systems in one spatial dimension. Application to a model problem defined to produce saturation, strong short-range repulsive-core correlations, and spontaneous fission provides the opportunity to test the stationary-phase approximation and assumptions concerning the effective interaction presently utilized in the mean-field theory of spontaneous fission.


Ground State Energy Evolution Operator Importance Sampling Trial Function Virial Theorem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. W. Negele
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  1. 1.Center for Theoretical PhysicsMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge

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