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    Quantum statistics of a kicked particle in an infinite potential well.


    Kilbane, D. and Cummings, A. and O'Sullivan, G. and Heffernan, Daniel (2006) Quantum statistics of a kicked particle in an infinite potential well. Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, 30 (2). pp. 412-423.

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    Abstract

    It is known that no one statistical test by itself can give conclusive evidence for the presence or absence of quantum chaos within a given system. For this reason a range of detailed tests, namely the nearest neighbour spacing distribution, covariance of adjacent spacings, spectral rigidity, correlation-hole method and inverse participation ratio have been applied to the quasienergies and quasieigenstates of a periodically kicked particle in a 1-D infinite potential well. The results are compared with the predictions of random matrix theory for various kick strengths in order to search for signatures of quantum chaos within this system.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: quantum statistics; kicked particle; infinite potential well;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Mathematical Physics
    Item ID: 9699
    Depositing User: Prof. Daniel Heffernan
    Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2018 08:01
    Journal or Publication Title: Chaos, Solitons and Fractals
    Publisher: Elsevier
    Refereed: Yes
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