By Grosche C.

During this lecture a brief creation is given into the speculation of the Feynman direction imperative in quantum mechanics. the final formula in Riemann areas should be given in line with the Weyl- ordering prescription, respectively product ordering prescription, within the quantum Hamiltonian. additionally, the idea of space-time changes and separation of variables might be defined. As basic examples I speak about the standard harmonic oscillator, the radial harmonic oscillator, and the Coulomb capability.

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In this section we derive the path integral for D-dimensional polar coordinates. We follow in our line of reasoning references [49] and [92], where these features have been first discussed in their full detail. Similar topics can be also found in B¨ohm and Junker [5] from a group theoretic approach. We will get an expansion in the angular momentum l, where the angle dependent part can be integrated out and a radial dependent part is left over: the radial path integral. We discuss some properties of the radial path integral and show that it possible to get from the short time kernel the radial Schr¨odinger equation.

47) is too complicated for explicit calculations. 52) where Vc has to be determined and Ω denotes the D-dimensional unit vector on the S D−1 -sphere. Thus we try to replace LCl by a simpler expression and hope that Vc + ∆VW eyl is simple enough. 3). 52) and thereby derive an expression for Vc . 2), R = r (not fixed), and expand it in terms of ∆r and ∆θν . 54) with Vc (r (j) , {θ (j) }) = 1 ¯2 h 1 1 + + · · · + (j) (j) (j) 8mr (j) 2 sin2 θ1 sin2 θ1 . . 55) (Vc is the same whether or not ∆r (j) = 0).

910]) of modulus k and with real and imaginary periods 4K and 4iK ′ , respectively. Here the corresponding wave functions in α and β can be identified with the wave functions of a quantum mechanically asymmetric top. We will discuss the path integral for the Coulomb system in the first two of these coordinate systems. For the usual polar- and parabolic coordinate coordinate system the path integration can be exactly performed. In the remaining two, however, the theory of special functions of these coordinate is poorly developed and no solution seems up to now available.

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