Classical limit of quantum chaos

Mario Feingold, Nimrod Moiseyev, Asher Peres

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When a quantum system has a classically chaotic analog, the expectation value 〈E|A|E- > of any dynamical variable A, for an energy eigenstate |E > tends to the classical microcanonical average of the analog variable A, at the same energy E. Some numerical examples are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)344-346
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Issue number4
StatePublished - 21 Jun 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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