Time dependence of a general class of quantum distribution functions
O'Connell, R. F.
Williams, H. A.
Date of Issue1984
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
We derive an explicit analytic expression for the time development of a generalized class of quantum distribution functions, which include as special cases the Wigner, the normal, and the antinormal distributions. We find that the simplest result is obtained in the case of the Wigner distribution.
DRNTU::Engineering::Electrical and electronic engineering
Physical review A
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