In an abstract framework, a new concept on time operator, ultra-weak time operator, is introduced, which is a concept weaker than that of weak time operator. Theorems on the existence of an ultra-weak time operator are established. As an application of the theorems, it is shown that Schrödinger operators HV with potentials V obeying suitable conditions, including the Hamiltonian of the hydrogen atom, have ultra-weak time operators. Moreover, a class of Borel measurable functions f: R→ R such that f(HV) has an ultra-weak time operator is found.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
- Nuclear and High Energy Physics
- Mathematical Physics