Quantum mechanical dynamics in microscopic structures

Seiji Miyashita, Keiji Saito, Hiroki Nakano, Masamichi Nishino

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Abstract

Dynamics of the magnetization of microscopic molecules in a sweeping field is studied, where the adiabatic motion in quantum dynamics and thermal incoherent effects are combined and various interesting phenomena appear. We have also studied possible mechanisms of the tunneling in half-integer spin systems, and discuss methods to manipulate the spin state by making use of characteristics of quantum dynamics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)475-482
Number of pages8
JournalMolecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology Section A: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals
Volume379
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Adiabatic change
  • Landau-Zener- Stückelberg transition
  • Magnetic Foehn effect
  • Microscopic magnetic molecules

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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