Israel Journal of Mathematics

, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 172–179 | Cite as

The uniqueness of known dirac atomic eigenfunctions

  • F. H. Brownell


This note observes from Rejtö’s reducing subspace results that eigenfunctions of the Dirac atomic Hamiltonian do have the angular dependence form usually considered, and consequently proves the common conjecture that only the well known eigenfunctions and eigenvalues actually arise for this Hamiltonian.


Symmetric Operator Range Space Lebesgue Measurable Function Finite Linear Combination Limit Zero 
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© Hebrew Univeristy 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. H. Brownell
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of WashingtonSeattle

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