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Connectedness & Canonical Transformations

  1. Apr 12, 2005 #1
    This is a question I found no answer from books.

    Is Connectedness and Simply-connectedness preserved by Canonical Transformations?

    If an area in phase space is connected (simply connected), will it still connected (simply connected) in the new phase space of new canonical variables?
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  3. Apr 12, 2005 #2
    Isn't a canonical transformation continuous?
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