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I have some soubts on quantizying theories..how many techniques are there?..is always as simple as to take p=-ihd/dx ?..or the functional derivative?..thanks.
Quantization in physics is the process of representing a continuous physical quantity or state (such as energy, momentum, or position) in terms of discrete values. This is necessary because some physical phenomena, particularly in the quantum realm, cannot be described accurately with continuous values.
Some common techniques used in quantization include the canonical quantization, path integral quantization, and geometric quantization. These techniques involve different approaches to discretizing a physical system and have their own advantages and limitations.
P in quantization refers to the momentum operator, which is a fundamental concept in quantum mechanics. The momentum operator is used to calculate the momentum of a particle in a given system and plays a crucial role in the quantization process.
A functional derivative is a mathematical tool used in the process of quantization to find the equations of motion for a quantum system. It is similar to a regular derivative, but instead of operating on a function, it operates on a functional.
The functional derivative is used to find the equations of motion for a quantum system, which are then used to determine the Hamiltonian. The Hamiltonian is a fundamental quantity in quantization and is used to describe the total energy of a system.