The Physics of Phase Space Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos Geometric Quantization, and Wigner Function

Proceedings of the First International Conference on the Physics of Phase Space, Held at the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, May 20–23, 1986

  • Editors
  • Y. S. Kim
  • W. W. Zachary
Conference proceedings

Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 278)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. O. E. Rossler
    Pages 9-11
  3. A. M. Albano, L. Smilowitz, P. E. Rapp, G. C. de Guzman, T. R. Bashore
    Pages 15-17
  4. John D. Barrow
    Pages 18-21
  5. J. Koiller, J. M. Balthazar, T. Yokoyama
    Pages 22-24
  6. Celso Grebogi, Edward Ott, James A. Yorke
    Pages 28-32
  7. Charles Adler, Patricia H. Carter, Robert Cawley
    Pages 45-50
  8. M. A. M. de Aguiar, C. P. Malta, E. J. V. de Passos, M. Baranger, K. T. R. Davies
    Pages 51-53
  9. John M. Finn, Guo-Zheng Sun
    Pages 60-62
  10. Michael F. Shlesinger, Bruce J. West, Joseph Klafter
    Pages 69-71
  11. Roger McWilliams, Daniel Sheehan
    Pages 75-77
  12. Robert Cawley, A. Lewis Licht
    Pages 90-103
  13. P. M. Koch, K. A. H. van Leeuwen, O. Rath, D. Richards, R. V. Jensen
    Pages 105-113
  14. Shau-Jin Chang, Kang-Jie Shi
    Pages 127-129
  15. Kang-Jie Shi, Shau-Jin Chang
    Pages 130-132
  16. J. B. Delos, S. K. Knudson, R. L. Waterland, M. L. Du
    Pages 133-136
  17. John R. Cary, Petre Rusu, Rex T. Skodje
    Pages 137-139
  18. I. Dana, W. P. Reinhardt
    Pages 146-150
  19. Roderick V. Jensen
    Pages 151-155
  20. G. Radons, T. Geisel, J. Rubner
    Pages 156-159
  21. Joseph Ford
    Pages 159-159
  22. Wolfgang Schleich, John A. Wheeler
    Pages 200-204
  23. Francis J. Narcowich
    Pages 205-207
  24. J. Bertrandand, P. Bertrand
    Pages 208-210
  25. R. Gilmore
    Pages 211-213
  26. N. L. Balazs
    Pages 222-227

About these proceedings


The concept of phase space plays a decisive role in the study of the transition from classical to quantum physics. This is particularly the case in areas such as nonlinear dynamics and chaos, geometric quantization and the study of the various semi-classical theories, which are the setting of the present volume. Much of the content is devoted to the study of the Wigner distribution. This volume gives the first complete survey of the progress made by both mathematicians and physicists. It will serve as an excellent reference for further research.


nonlinear dynamics quantum chaos thermodynamics

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-17894-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-47901-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0075-8450
  • Series Online ISSN 1616-6361
  • Buy this book on publisher's site