Chaos and Irreversibility

Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 57)


Phase Space Periodic Orbit Coherent State Chaotic System Symmetry Class 
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  1. M. C. Gutzwiller, Chaos in Classical and Quantum Mechanics, Springer, New York (1991).Google Scholar
  2. F. Haake, Quantum Signatures of Chaos, Springer, Berlin (1992).Google Scholar
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Recommended reading An assortment of widely different approaches to quantum chaos can be found in the following articles

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Experimental quantum chaos

  1. J. E. Bayfield, G. Casati, I. Guarneri, and D. W. Sokol, “Localization of classically chaotic diffusion for hydrogen atoms in microwave fields,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 63 (1989) 364.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
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