Symmetries of the Landau problem

Ming-Kong Fung, Y. F. Wang

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Abstract

We find that three constants of motion of the Landau problem form an algebra of the Euclidean group in the plane with a cocycle extension. We succeed in expressing the Hamiltonian in terms of these constants of motion in a gauge independent way and solve the problem by algebraic methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)135-141
Number of pages7
JournalModern Physics Letters B
Volume13
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Feb 28

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Symmetries of the Landau problem. / Fung, Ming-Kong; Wang, Y. F.

In: Modern Physics Letters B, Vol. 13, No. 5, 28.02.1999, p. 135-141.

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Fung, Ming-Kong ; Wang, Y. F. / Symmetries of the Landau problem. In: Modern Physics Letters B. 1999 ; Vol. 13, No. 5. pp. 135-141.
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