Density Operator Description of Excitonic Absorption and Motion in Finite Molecular Systems

  1. I. Prigogine3,4 and
  2. Stuart A. Rice5
  1. Claude Aslangul1 and
  2. Philemon Kottis2

Published Online: 14 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470142608.ch6

Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 41

Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 41

How to Cite

Aslangul, C. and Kottis, P. (1980) Density Operator Description of Excitonic Absorption and Motion in Finite Molecular Systems, in Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 41 (eds I. Prigogine and S. A. Rice), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470142608.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 4

    University of Texas, Austin, Texas

  3. 5

    Department of Chemistry, The James Franck Institute, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centre de Mécanique Ondulatoire Appliquée, Laboratoire du C.N.R.S. 23 Rue du Maroc, Paris, France

  2. 2

    Laboratoire d'Optique Moléculaire (Associate Laboratory n°283 of the C.N.R.S.) Université de Bordeaux I, 33405, Talence, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1980

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471057420

Online ISBN: 9780470142608

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Keywords:

  • degrees of freedom;
  • stochastic representation;
  • density operator;
  • double chain spectrum;
  • ordinary chain transfer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Formalism

  • Response to a Homogeneous, Classical. Optical Excitation

  • Energy Transfer during the Life of the Excited State

  • Conclusion and Perspectives