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Born oppenheimer approximation vs adiabatic approximation
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dextercioby
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Sep20-11, 08:38 AM
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Well, the wiki article
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Born-Op..._approximation
pretty much explains how and why the term <adiabatic> is used in the context of this approximation. Don't miss out the link
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adiabatic_theorem