Barnett, S.M. and Cresser, J.D. (2005) Quantum theory of friction. Physical Review A, 72 (2). 022107-1. ISSN 1094-1622Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
We present a Markovian quantum theory of friction. Our approach is based on the idea that collisions between a Brownian particle and single molecules of the surrounding medium constitute, as far as the particle is concerned, instantaneous simultaneous measurements of its position and momentum.
|Keywords:||quantum theory, quantum physics, friction, optics, photonics, Optics. Light, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics|
|Subjects:||Science > Physics > Optics. Light|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Depositing user:||Mr Derek Boyle|
|Date Deposited:||05 Feb 2007|
|Last modified:||21 Oct 2016 02:04|