Perturbative induction of vector potentials

Y. Aharonov, E. Ben-Reuven, S. Popescu, D. Rohrlich

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Degenerate perturbation theory, without geometrical tools, directly yields vector potentials in the Born-Oppenheimer approximation. The derivation uses only the algebra of the dynamical operators, and the slow variables need not commute.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3065-3067
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number25
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1990
Externally publishedYes

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  • General Physics and Astronomy


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