# Long-lived complexes and chaos in ultracold molecular collisions

@article{Croft2014LonglivedCA, title={Long-lived complexes and chaos in ultracold molecular collisions}, author={James F E Croft and John L. Bohn}, journal={Physical Review A}, year={2014}, volume={89}, pages={012714} }

Estimates for the lifetime of collision complexes formed during ultracold molecular collisions based on density-of-states arguments are shown to be consistent with similar estimate based on classical trajectory calculations. In the classical version, these collisions are shown to exhibit chaos, and their fractal dimensions are calculated versus collision energy. From these results, a picture emerges that ultracold collisions are classically ergodic, justifying the density-of-states estimates…

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