**Hitoshi Kitada** (*hitoshi@kitada.com*)

*Mon, 6 Sep 1999 16:00:03 +0900*

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Dear Stephen,

Stephen P. King <stephenk1@home.com> wrote:

Subject: [time 678] Re: [time 676] Reply to NOW/PAST question

*> Hi All,
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*> Hitoshi Kitada wrote:
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*> > If you set like this, this x is equal to
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*> >
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*> > x = - i Deltat H.
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*> >
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*> > (You forgot minus sign in the above).
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*> >
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*> > In this setting, we have an exact identity
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*> >
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*> > Psi(t+Deltat) = exp(-i Deltat H) Psi(t) = exp (x) Psi(t)
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*> >
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*> > according to the Schroedinger equation. This equals
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*> >
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*> > Psi(t+Deltat) = (1+ x + x^2/2! + x^3/3! + x^4/4! + ...) Psi(t),
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*> >
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*> > which seems different from your calculation:
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*> >
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*> > > Psi(t+Deltat)/Psi(t) = [ 1/(1 - x) ],
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*> >
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*> > i.e.
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*> >
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*> > Psi(t+Deltat)=(1+x+x^2+x^3+x^4+...)Psi(t)
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*> >
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*> > Do you mean to imply what we actually observe is different from the exact
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*> > physical process to this amount? If so, then why/how?
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*> What is the difference? Does it diverge or converge or neither as x ->
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*> \infinity?
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1/(1-x) = 1+x+x^2+x^3+x^4+...

converges for |x|<1, but diverges for |x|>1, while

exp(x) = 1+ x + x^2/2! + x^3/3! + x^4/4! + ...

converges for all (complex (or operator)) x. No need to say that they have

different values for the same value of x ... ?

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*> Bill, what if every observer related to the values v and c in (v^2/c^2)
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*> could only interfere with a finite number of other observers, but there
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*> exist at least an infinity of them?
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*> Puzzled!
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*> Stephen
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Best wishes,

Hitoshi

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