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Title: Applications of Noether conservation theorem to Hamiltonian systems

Abstract

The Noether theorem connecting symmetries and conservation laws can be applied directly in a Hamiltonian framework without using any intermediate Lagrangian formulation. This requires a careful discussion about the invariance of the boundary conditions under a canonical transformation and this paper proposes to address this issue. Then, the unified treatment of Hamiltonian systems offered by Noether’s approach is illustrated on several examples, including classical field theory and quantum dynamics.

Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22617379
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Annals of Physics; Journal Volume: 372; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2016 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; BOUNDARY CONDITIONS; CANONICAL TRANSFORMATIONS; CONSERVATION LAWS; FIELD THEORIES; HAMILTONIANS; LAGRANGIAN FUNCTION; SYMMETRY

Citation Formats

Mouchet, Amaury, E-mail: mouchet@phys.univ-tours.fr. Applications of Noether conservation theorem to Hamiltonian systems. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1016/J.AOP.2016.05.016.
Mouchet, Amaury, E-mail: mouchet@phys.univ-tours.fr. Applications of Noether conservation theorem to Hamiltonian systems. United States. doi:10.1016/J.AOP.2016.05.016.
Mouchet, Amaury, E-mail: mouchet@phys.univ-tours.fr. Thu . "Applications of Noether conservation theorem to Hamiltonian systems". United States. doi:10.1016/J.AOP.2016.05.016.
@article{osti_22617379,
title = {Applications of Noether conservation theorem to Hamiltonian systems},
author = {Mouchet, Amaury, E-mail: mouchet@phys.univ-tours.fr},
abstractNote = {The Noether theorem connecting symmetries and conservation laws can be applied directly in a Hamiltonian framework without using any intermediate Lagrangian formulation. This requires a careful discussion about the invariance of the boundary conditions under a canonical transformation and this paper proposes to address this issue. Then, the unified treatment of Hamiltonian systems offered by Noether’s approach is illustrated on several examples, including classical field theory and quantum dynamics.},
doi = {10.1016/J.AOP.2016.05.016},
journal = {Annals of Physics},
number = ,
volume = 372,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Sep 15 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Thu Sep 15 00:00:00 EDT 2016}
}