The Majorana formula and the Landau-Zener-Stückelberg treatment of the avoided crossing problem
E.E. Nikitina, b,
F.D. Dzhakomoc aMax-Planck Institut für Biophysikalische Chemie, Göttingen, Germany bDepartment of Chemistry, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel cDepartment of Chemical Engineering and Materials, University of Rome ’La Sapienza’, Rome, Italy
The Majorana formula for the probability of spin-
flipping in a time-dependent magnetic field which almost
vanishes at a certain moment is discussed in connection with
the celebrated work by Landau, Zener, and Stuückelberg for
nonadiabatic dynamics in the avoided crossing situation.
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DOI:10.1070/PU2005v048n05ABEH002804 URL: http://ufn.ru/en/articles/2005/5/e/ Citation: Nikitin E E, Dzhakomo F D "The Majorana formula and the Landau-Zener-Stückelberg treatment of the avoided crossing problem" Phys. Usp.48 515–517 (2005)