Coherent states for the hydrogen atom

  title={Coherent states for the hydrogen atom},
  author={John Klauder},
  journal={Journal of Physics A},
  • J. Klauder
  • Published 1996
  • Physics
  • Journal of Physics A
The long-standing problem of finding coherent states for the (bound state portion of the) hydrogen atom is positively resolved. The states in question (i) are normalized and parametrized continuously, (ii) admit a resolution of unity with a positive measure, and (iii) enjoy the property that the temporal evolution of any coherent state by the hydrogen atom Hamiltonian remains a coherent state for all time. 
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