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Quantum Chaos via the Quantum Action

Kröger, H.;
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  • Published: 16 Dec 2002
We discuss the concept of the quantum action with the purpose to characterize and quantitatively compute quantum chaos. As an example we consider in quantum mechanics a 2-D Hamiltonian system - harmonic oscillators with anharmonic coupling - which is classically a chaotic system. We compare Poincar\'e sections obtained from the quantum action with those from the classical action.
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  • Funder: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
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