# A simple approach to the Landau–Zener formula

@article{Vutha2010ASA, title={A simple approach to the Landau–Zener formula}, author={Amar C. Vutha}, journal={European Journal of Physics}, year={2010}, volume={31}, pages={389 - 392} }

The Landau–Zener formula provides the probability of non-adiabatic transitions occurring when two energy levels are swept through an avoided crossing. The formula is derived here in a simple calculation that emphasizes the physics responsible for non-adiabatic population transfer.

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