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Spectra of \( \mathcal{P}\mathcal{T} \)-symmetric Hamiltonians on tobogganic contours

  • Hynek Bíla


A non-standard generalization of the Bender potentials x 2(ix ɛ) is suggested. The spectra are obtained numerically and some of their particular properties are discussed.


Quantum toboggans \(\mathcal{P}\mathcal{T}\) symmetry complex integration contours 


02.60.Lj 03.65.Ge 


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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ústav jaderné fyziky AV ČRŘež, PragueCzech Republic

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