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Title

Simple Evaluation of Franck-Condon Factors and Non-Condon Effects in the Morse Potential
Authors

J. C. López Vieyra
Organization: Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, UNAM, México City, México
A. L. Rivera
Organization: Centro de Investigación en Ingeniería y Ciencias Aplicadas, UAEM, Cuernavaca Morelos, México
Yu. F. Smirnov
Organization: Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, UNAM, México City, México
A. Frank
Organization: Centro de Ciencias Físicas, UNAM, Cuernavaca Morelos, México
Journal / Anthology

arXiv:physics/0109017
Year: 2001
Description

The calculation of Franck-Condon factors between different one-dimensional Morse potential eigenstates using a formula derived from the Wigner function is discussed. Our numerical calculations using a very simple program written in Mathematica is compared with other calculations. We show that our results have a similar accuracy as the calculations performed with more sophisticated methods. We discuss the extension of our method to include non-Condon effects in the calculation.
Subject

*Science > Physics > Quantum Physics
URL

http://www.arxiv.org/abs/physics/0109017