International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 53, Issue 9, pp 2875–2890 | Cite as

Three Solvable Matrix Models of a Quantum Catastrophe

  • Géza Lévai
  • František Růžička
  • Miloslav Znojil


Three classes of finite-dimensional models of quantum systems exhibiting spectral degeneracies called quantum catastrophes are described in detail. Computer-assisted symbolic manipulation techniques are shown unexpectedly efficient for the purpose.


Quantum theory PT symmetry Finite-dimensional non-Hermitian Hamiltonians Exceptional-point localization Quantum theory of catastrophes Methods of computer algebra 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Géza Lévai
    • 1
  • František Růžička
    • 2
  • Miloslav Znojil
    • 2
  1. 1.ATOMKIDebrecenHungary
  2. 2.Nuclear Physics Institute ASCRŘežCzech Republic

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