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Nonseparable Hamiltonian

  1. Mar 31, 2008 #1

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    I’m trying to decipher this particular passage from a paper.

    Ref: FM Kronz, JT Tiehen - Philosophy of Science, 2002 “Emergence and Quantum Mechanics”

    Can you provide an example of a physical system which corresponds to a classical system with a nonseparable Hamiltonian (ex: the Milky Way galaxy, flow of water)? What measurable characteristics (ex: motion or potential/kinetic energy of planets, local velocity of fluid) is Kronz refering to when he claims such things are nonseparable? What equations are not separable and what are the equations describing?
     
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