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Title
Newtonian trajectories : a powerful tool for solving quantum dynamics
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Abstract
Since Ehrenfests theorem, the role and importance of classical paths in quantum dynamics have been examined by several means. Along this line, we show that the classical equations of motion provide a solution to quantum dynamics, if appropriately incorporated into the Wigner distribution function, exactly reformulated in a type of Boltzmann equation. Also the quantum-mechanical features of the canonical ensemble can be studied in this framework of Newtonian dynamics, if the initial distribution function is appropriately constructed from the statistical operator.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Solid state communications. - New York, N.Y.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : 2010
ISSN
0038-1098
Volume/pages
150:43/44(2010), p. 2102-2105
ISI
000284251700006
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UAntwerpen
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