Molecular wave packet dynamics decelerated by solvent environment: A theoretical approach
1 Department Chemie, LMU München, Butenandtstr. 11, D-81377 München, Germany
2 LS für BioMolekulare Optik, LMU München, Oettingenstr. 67, D-80538 München, Germany
3 present address: Department of Information Technology, Uppsala Universitet, SE-751 05 Uppsala, Sweden
4 present address: Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, California 92697-2025, USA
We present a new dynamic continuum ansatz to describe the frictional force exerted on moving wave packets in a solvent cage. The solvent interferes on the femtosecond time scale, but decides the reaction outcome.
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