Path integral approach to the Schrödinger equation with a complex potential

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Abstract

We show that Feynman's path integral method can be extended to include complex potentials by introducing a complex action function. The resulting path integral,which yields the propagator of the corresponding Schrödinger equation, involves only real paths.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)119-122
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters A
Volume104
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 20 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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