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Classical and Quantum Dynamics: From Classical Paths to Path by Walter Dittrich,Martin Reuter

By Walter Dittrich,Martin Reuter

Graduate scholars who desire to get to grips with complicated computational ideas in classical and quantum dynamics will locate during this publication either the basics of a regular direction and a close therapy of the time-dependent oscillator, Chern-Simons mechanics, the Maslov anomaly and the Berry section, to call quite a few issues. Well-chosen and specified examples illustrate perturbation concept, canonical changes and the motion precept, and display the use of direction integrals.
The 5th version has been revised and enlarged to incorporate chapters on quantum electrodynamics, specifically, Schwinger’s right time process and the remedy of classical and quantum mechanics with Lie brackets and pseudocanonical variations. it's proven that operator quantum electrodynamics might be equivalently defined with c-numbers, as tested by means of calculating the propagation functionality for an electron in a prescribed classical electromagnetic field.

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