Wave packet evolution in isolated pyrazine molecules: Coherence triumphs over chaos

Frank Novak, Ronnie Kosloff, David J. Tannor, Andras Lorincz, Duane D. Smith, Stuart A. Rice

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Recent measurements of the rotational state dependence of the initial fluorescence decay of the vibrationless 1B3u state of pyrazine are analyzed from several points of view. The relationship of these analyses to recent ideas dealing with quantum chaos is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1073-1078
Number of pages6
JournalThe Journal of Chemical Physics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1985


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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