Polymer Quantum Mechanics and its Continuum Limit

  title={Polymer Quantum Mechanics and its Continuum Limit},
  author={Alejandro Corichi and Tatjana Vuka{\vs}inac and Jos{\'e} A. Zapata},
  journal={Physical Review D},
A rather nonstandard quantum representation of the canonical commutation relations of quantum mechanics systems, known as the polymer representation, has gained some attention in recent years, due to its possible relation with Planck scale physics. In particular, this approach has been followed in a symmetric sector of loop quantum gravity known as loop quantum cosmology. Here we explore different aspects of the relation between the ordinary Schroedinger theory and the polymer description. The… 

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