Prog. Theor. Phys. Vol. 66 No. 5 (1981) pp. 1525-1538
On the Time Operator in Quantum Mechanics
— Three Typical Examples
Atomic Energy Research Institute, College of Science and Technology, Nihon University, Tokyo 101
(Received April 18, 1981)
The so-called time operator in quantum mechanics which may be regarded as a coordinate conjugate to Hamiltonian operator is studied. Three typical examples of the time operators in one-dimensional problem are explicitly obtained; that is, a free particle, a harmonic oscillator and a particle in a square well potential. Our procedure to construct the time operator seems to be useful in a more general case. Qualitative nature of the time operator may be understood from the three examples.
DOI : 10.1143/PTP.66.1525
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