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Second quantized hamiltonian change basis

  1. Sep 23, 2015 #1
    Hello everyone, I m currently working on a problem that is freaking me out a bit, suppose I have a second quantized hamiltonian:

    H=H_{0}+ \epsilon d^{\dagger}d + V(d{\dagger}c_{0} + h.c)
    In terms of some new operators, I would like to rotate the hamiltonian, so that one part of it is diagonalised in the new operators, how can I do this┬┐ And compute the matrix elements
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  3. Sep 28, 2015 #2
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  4. Sep 28, 2015 #3


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    A bit more context in your question would help. (I actually started a reply when you first posted, but abandoned it because I was too short of time to guess your context.)

    I'm guessing your d's are creation/annihilation operators satisfying canonical commutation relations(?). What is ##c_0##? Is there an explicit expression for ##H_0##?
  5. Sep 29, 2015 #4
    Okei thanks for the reply! H0 represents a bath of conduction electrons, $d^{\dagger}$ and $d$ are fermionic operators on a impurity level, and c0 the fermionic operators at the edge of the conduction band. Its a non-interacting Anderson model. However, I could do it at the end so no help is needed, than you anyway!!
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