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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.

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Ph. Combe, R. Rodriguez, M. Sirugue, M. Sirugue-Collin, High Temperature Behaviour of Quantum Mechanical Thermal Functional. Publ. Res. Inst. Math. Sci. 19 (1983), no. 1, pp. 355–365

DOI 10.2977/PRIMS/1195182993