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\(\vec A.\vec p or\vec r.\vec E?.\) Minimal Coupling and Multipolar Hamiltonians in the Quantum Theory of Radiation

  • Kurt Haller
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 110)

Abstract

From the earliest beginnings of the quantum theory, the canonical procedure for coupling matter to the electromagnetic field has been based on a local interaction between charge-current densities and the four-component electromagnetic vector potential.1

Keywords

Gauge Transformation Unitary Transformation Minimal Coupling Coulomb Gauge Coherent Superposition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kurt Haller
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of ConnecticutStorrsUSA

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