Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-13-2013

Abstract

The many-body wave function of a system of interacting particles confined by a time-dependent harmonic potential and perturbed by a time-dependent spatially homogeneous electric field is derived via the Feynman path-integral method. The wave function is comprised of a phase factor times the solution to the unperturbed time-dependent Schrödinger equation with the latter being translated by a time-dependent value that satisfies the classical driven equation of motion. The wave function reduces to that of the Harmonic Potential Theorem wave function for the case of the time-independent harmonic confining potential.

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© 2013 AIP Publishing LLC. This article is also available from the publisher at http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4820245.

 
 

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