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My compliments to the translator who did a reasonably good activity. within the entire publication there are just approximately 20 sentences which are grammatically awkward. the writer himself does a reasonably respectable task to boot. His procedure is to give an explanation for quantum phenomena via interferometry experiments. this enables him to prevent all arithmetic and but, nonetheless get his element throughout.
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The quantum-mechanical form of a was first introduced by Pauli [ 4 0 ] . The Lenz vector shares many properties with the generator A. In analogy with Eqs. 3), we can define two vectors ki and k 2 by writing ki = i ( ' + a ) , k2 = J ( ' - a ) . 38) It is at once found that ki and k 2 are angular momentum vectors, and also that [kx, k 2 ] = 0. 39) This means that ki and k 2, like Ki and K 2, can be taken as the generators of an Λ (4) group. 6). The eigen functions corresponding to a given energy level form basis functions for an irreducible representation of the new i2(4) group.
This follows because the Hamiltonian Η for the hydrogen atom is given by 2 2 Η = fi p /2m 2 2 Ze /r, 2 and the eigenvalue Ε is — ft p0 /2m. Thus we have a - [ ( ! x Ρ) - (P x I) + 2Zr/roo]/2p 0. 37) Runge- 59 Problems Lenz) vector. Classically it defines the direction of the major axis of an elliptical orbit. 5). In classical mechanics, as well as in quantum mechanics, /-a = 0. Both I and a commute with the Hamiltonian and are thus constants of the motion. The quantum-mechanical form of a was first introduced by Pauli [ 4 0 ] .
T h e n a t u r a l choice for our polynomials is t h e four-dimen sional spherical harmonics. If we specialize t o t h e hydrogen a t o m , we can set R = 0, corresponding t o a charge Ze a t t h e origin. T o expand t h e 2 kernel esc κ / 2 , we can use E q . 44), getting *(0) = — Σ " ί OoPo n ml η J , r Λ ί *m( Ω ' ) F n ί m ( Ω ) v ? ( Ω ) cW. W e now develop φ(Ω) as a series of spherical harmonics: p(Q) = Σ α > λ Μ Κ , λ μ ( Ω ) . T h e integration over Ω' can be performed a t once, a n d we get Ζ = Σ**βΥ*βΦ) ,λμ 1 -OnlmYnlmiQ).