N-body dynamics and the collective field method

David A. Kessler, Herbert Levine

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We apply the collective field formalism of Jevicki and Sakita to a simple, exactly solvable model of interacting bosons. We show how their approach easily reproduces known results for this system in the large N approximation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-11
Number of pages3
JournalPhysics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics
Issue number1
StatePublished - 5 Jan 1981
Externally publishedYes

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~ Supported in part by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. PHY77-22864.


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