WKB quantum condition, uniform asymptote, RKR, Dunham corrections, Langer modification, RKR potentials
An improvement to the WKB quantum condition for the rotation-vibration levels of diatomic molecules, known empirically to give RKR potentials of increased accuracy and to account for the Dunham correction Y00, is derived using uniform asymptotic methods. The role of the Langer transformation in this problem is also discussed.
Original Publication Citation
Pack, Russell T."On Improved WKB (Uniform Asymptotic) Quantum Conditions, Dunham Corrections, the Langer Modification, and RKR Potentials." The Journal of Chemical Physics 57 (1972): 4612-4616.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Pack, Russell T., "On Improved WKB (Uniform Asymptotic) Quantum Conditions, Dunham Corrections, the Langer Modification, and RKR Potentials" (1972). Faculty Publications. 787.
Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Chemistry and Biochemistry
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