On the classical support of quantum mechanical wavefunctions

J. William Helton, M. Tabor

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The nature of the classical support of quantum-mechanical wave-functions is examined in the limit ℏ → 0. We prove that a sequence of states can only localize to those regions of phase space supporting an invariant measure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)409-415
Number of pages7
JournalPhysica D: Nonlinear Phenomena
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1985


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Applied Mathematics

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