Ju n 20 03 Exact PT-Symmetry Is Equivalent to Hermiticity

Abstract

We show that a quantum system possessing an exact antilinear symmetry, in particular PT -symmetry, is equivalent to a quantum system having a Hermitian Hamiltonian. We construct the unitary operator relating an arbitrary non-Hermitian Hamiltonian with exact PT -symmetry to a Hermitian Hamiltonian. We apply our general results to PT symmetry in finite… (More)

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