Symmetries of the Landau problem

M. K. Fung*, Y. F. Wang

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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
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Feb 28

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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