# An analysis of isomorphic RPMD in the golden rule limit.

@article{Lawrence2019AnAO, title={An analysis of isomorphic RPMD in the golden rule limit.}, author={Joseph E Lawrence and David E. Manolopoulos}, journal={The Journal of chemical physics}, year={2019}, volume={151 24}, pages={ 244109 } }

We analyze the golden rule limit of the recently proposed isomorphic ring polymer (iso-RP) method. This method aims to combine an exact expression for the quantum mechanical partition function of a system with multiple electronic states with a pre-existing mixed quantum-classical (MQC) dynamics approximation, such as fewest switches surface hopping. Since the choice of the MQC method adds a degree of flexibility, we simplify the analysis by assuming that the dynamics used correctly reproduces…

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