Hi, i'm desperately searching for some literature which discusses the harmonic oscillator, preferably simple, in terms of the path integral formulation. I am unfamiliar with dirac notation and want something as simple as possible which gives general results of the harmonic oscillator in terms of path integrals. Also avoiding schroedinger or matrix algebra also in the literature for this particular piece im writing, pure PI formulation is required. Also, internet sources would be easiest.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I have tried a few books, sakurai, feynman and hibbs and a few others but not found what im looking for. Please if anyone can help me, im on a deadline. Many thanks

Roberto

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# The harmonic oscillator in terms of path integrals without dirac notation

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**