Journal of Statistical Physics

, Volume 21, Issue 3, pp 279–288 | Cite as

Linear response and relaxation in quantum lattice systems

  • J. Naudts
  • J. V. Pulè
  • A. Verbeure
Articles

Abstract

For spin-lattice systems, the Kubo formula, expressing the relaxation function in terms of the linear response function, is found to be exact in the thermodynamic limit. In addition, analyticity properties are obtained.

Key words

Quantum lattice local algebra of observables linear response function relaxation function thermodynamic limit 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Naudts
    • 1
  • J. V. Pulè
    • 2
  • A. Verbeure
    • 2
  1. 1.Universiteit AntwerpenAntwerpBelgium
  2. 2.Instituut voor Theoretische FysicaUniversiteit LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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