The Lambshift for Resonances: Complex Dilations and Coupling Constant Thresholds in Relativistic Quantum Mechanics

  • Jens Hoppe
  • Joachim Reinhardt
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 144)


The Method of Complex Dilations can be generalized to relativistic quantum mechanics, which might enable one to calculate ‘Lambshift’ for a resonance-’state’ (of a supercritical atom, e.g.) as follows1.


Quantum Theory Relativistic Quantum Continuous Spectrum Fundamental Aspect Finite Range 
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  1. 1.
    J. Hoppe, J. Reinhardt Complex Dilations in relativistic quantum mechanics and the Lambshift for resonances UFTP preprint 151/1985.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    J. Hoppe, J. Weidmann Coupling constant thresholds in relativistic quantum mechanics, unpublished.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    J. Weidmann On the absorption of eigenvalues by the continuous spectrum, unpublished.Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens Hoppe
    • 1
  • Joachim Reinhardt
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für theoretische PhysikRWTH AachenDeutschland
  2. 2.Institut für theoretische PhysikJ.W.Goethe-UniversitätFrankfurtDeutschland

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