The universal propagator for spin [or SU (2)] coherent states

Wolfgang A. Tomé, John R. Klauder

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Abstract

Following constructions in the case of canonical and affine coherent states, a universal propagator for a general Hamiltonian appropriate to a single spin degree of freedom is introduced. The universal propagator is a single function, independent of any particular choice of fiducial vector, which, nonetheless, propagates all coherent state Hubert space representatives correctly. Furthermore, we explicitly construct the universal propagator for several examples.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2893-2913
Number of pages21
JournalJournal of Mathematical Physics
Volume34
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1993
Externally publishedYes

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  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics

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