The Hofstadter problem

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We give in this article a new discussion of the Hofstadter problem. We use the algebraic methods of conventional quantum mechanics to get the Bethe-Ansatz equation, which was previously obtained via quantum group methods. The algebraic calculations give a new derivation of the Chambers formula.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-11
Number of pages11
JournalChinese Journal of Physics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Feb


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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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