Title

SEMICLASSICAL TREATMENT OF THE DOUBLE WELL

Publication Date

1988

Journal or Book Title

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICS

Abstract

The double well potential V(x)= 1/4  λ(x2−α2)2 is addressed using both semiclassical path integral and instanton techniques. The basic physics of the two‐state system is shown to arise, and energy levels calculated via the two methods are compared.

Comments

The published version is located at http://ajp.aapt.org/resource/1/ajpias/v56/i4/p338_s1

Volume

56

Pages

338-345

Issue

4

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