JournalsprimsVol. 19 , No. 1DOI 10.2977/prims/1195182993

High Temperature Behaviour of Quantum Mechanical Thermal Functional

  • Ph. Combe

    CNRS Luminy, Marseille, France
  • R. Rodriguez

    CNRS Luminy, Marseille, France
  • M. Sirugue

    CNRS Luminy, Marseille, France
  • M. Sirugue-Collin

    CNRS Luminy, Marseille, France
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Abstract

We derive a representation of thermal functionals as expectation with respect to a Markov process in phase space of classical quantities. We prove also that the above quantities have a classical behaviour for high temperature.