International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 28, Issue 8, pp 911–916 | Cite as

Nonuniqueness of the factorization scheme in quantum mechanics

  • A. Mitra
  • P. K. Roy
  • A. Lahiri
  • B. Bagchi


We enquire into the consequences of the nonuniqueness of the factorizability of a quantum mechanical Hamiltonian in one dimension. This leads to a hierarchy of potentials, a particular class of which is endowed with the energy spectrum of the harmonic oscillator.


Field Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Quantum Mechanic Energy Spectrum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Mitra
    • 1
  • P. K. Roy
    • 2
  • A. Lahiri
    • 3
  • B. Bagchi
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsRaja N. L. Khan CollegeGope, Midnapore 721 101, West BengalIndia
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsBarasat Government CollegeBarasat, 743 320, West BengalIndia
  3. 3.Theoretical Physics DepartmentIndian Association for the Cultivation of ScienceCalcuttaIndia
  4. 4.Department of Applied MathematicsVidyasagar UniversityMidnapore, 721 101, West BengalIndia

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