Noise-activated escape from a sloshing potential well

Robert S. Maier, D. L. Stein

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The noise-activated escape from a one-dimensional potential well of an overdamped particle was examined. Focus was on the case when the forcing does not die away in the weak-noise limit. The resulting data was analyzed in detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3942-3945
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number18
StatePublished - Apr 30 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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