International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 35, Issue 8, pp 1709–1718 | Cite as

Invariants of topological quantum mechanics

  • M. Mekhfi


We investigate a new topological invariant of the punctured plane using a Hamiltonian approach. The Hamiltonian is built out of topological invariants available on the punctured plane. On the other hand it is shown that the model is a generalized version, using the appropriate language of homotopy, of the superconformal quantum mechanics (gauge approach) recently proposed by L. Baulieuet al. This relationship allows a better understanding of the structure and results of the gauge approach and makes possible a proper identification of the topological invariants which emerge from it.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Mekhfi
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  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physique ThéoriqueUniversité d'Oran Es-seniaOranAlgeria

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