The Three-Body Problem

  • W. Sandhas
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Physica Austriaca book series (FEWBODY, volume 9/1972)


The quantum mechanical three-body problem has been studied with increasing interest in the last decade. The main progress was achieved by deriving integral equations which are not only theoretically correct, but also practically applicable. Such equations allow us in particular to investigate, besides three-body bound states, the scattering of an elementary particle from a bound two-particle system.


Composite Particle Projection Property Faddeev Equation Interaction Picture Resolvent Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Sandhas
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  1. 1.Institut für PhysikUniversität MainzGermany

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