The propagator in the generalized Aharonov-Bohm effect

C. H. Oh, Cho-Pin Soo, C. H. Lai

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Abstract

The nonrelativistic propagator is derived by formulating the generalized Aharonov-Bohm effect, valid for any gauge group in a general multiply connected manifold, as a gauge artifact in the universal covering space. The loop phase factors and the free homotopy propagators arise naturally. An explicit expression for the propagator when there are two solenoids present is given.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1154-1157
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Mathematical Physics
Volume29
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1988 Jan 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics

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