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Path Integrals, Stationary Phase Approximations and Complex Histories

  • John R. Klauder
Conference paper

Abstract

Path integrals for canonical and spin variables are formulated in terms of generalized coherent states in a fashion suitable for stationary phase approximations. Some remarks about complex histories and their role for scattering matrix approximations are also made.

Keywords

Coherent State Path Integral Anharmonic Oscillator Spin Variable Complex History 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • John R. Klauder
    • 1
  1. 1.Bell LaboratoriesMurray HillUSA

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