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    Dynamical properties of the delta-kicked harmonic oscillator


    Kells, G.A. and Twamley, J. and Heffernan, Daniel (2004) Dynamical properties of the delta-kicked harmonic oscillator. Physical Review E, 70 (015203(R)). pp. 1-4. ISSN 1539-3755

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    Abstract

    We propose an efficient procedure for numerically evolving the quantum dynamics of delta-kicked harmonic oscillator. The method allows for longer and more accurate simulations of the system as well as a simple procedure for calculating the system’s Floquet eigenstates and quasienergies. The method is used to examine the dynamical behavior of the system in cases where the ratio of the kicking frequency to the system’s natural frequency is both rational and irrational.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: The definitive version of this article is available at DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.70.015203
    Keywords: Dynamical properties; delta-kicked; harmonic oscillator;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Mathematical Physics
    Item ID: 4448
    Depositing User: Prof. Daniel Heffernan
    Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2013 13:52
    Journal or Publication Title: Physical Review E
    Publisher: American Physical Society
    Refereed: Yes
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