J. Phys. I France
Volume 1, Numéro 11, November 1991
Page(s) 1649 - 1660
DOI: 10.1051/jp1:1991232
J. Phys. I France 1 (1991) 1649-1660

The lifetime of molecular (Davydov's) solitons

A. S. Davydov

Institute for Theoritical Physics, Acad. of Science of the Ukr. SSR, Kiev, U.S.S.R.

(Received 4 February 1991, accepted in final form 12 July 1991)

The lifetime of Davydov's solitons in a one-dimensional system is studied theoretically. The process of thermalization and the properties of solitons at finite temperature are investigated. The process of soliton creation and disintegration of soliton are discussed.

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