Mechanism of the Zeno effect

Knud Saermark, Jacob Levitan, Meir Lewkowicz

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It is shown that the Zeno effect is due to the removal of the decay products. If repetitive screenings take place within the interval of the quadratically decreasing survival possibility the regeneration term does not approach zero and the decay is maintained at a lower pace than the exponential.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)207-213
Number of pages7
JournalPhysica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jun 1999


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