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Quantum Dynamical Systems$
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Robert Alicki and Mark Fannes

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780198504009

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504009.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) 1 Introduction
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Quantum Dynamical Systems
Author(s):

Robert Alicki

Mark Fannes

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504009.003.0001

This introductory chapter outlines the basic ideas of the book using two simple examples: the quantum harmonic oscillator as a prototype of an integrable system versus the quantum Arnold cat map leading to quantum chaos and the irrational rotation algebra.

Keywords:   quantum harmonic oscillator, Arnold cat map, quantum chaos, irrational rotation algebra

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