On coherent-state representations of quantum mechanics: Wave mechanics in phase space

Moller, Klaus B.; Jorgensen, Thomas G.; Torres-Vega, Gabino
May 1997
Journal of Chemical Physics;5/1/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 17, p7228
Academic Journal
Argues that the state-vector phase-space representation proposed by Torres-Vega and co-workers coincides with the totality of coherent-state representations for the Heisenberg-Weyl group. Interpretation of the phase-space wave function; expectation values using the phase-space density; Possibility and implications of doing wave mechanics in phase-space.


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