By Paul A. Meyer
Lately, the classical thought of stochastic integration and stochastic differential equations has been prolonged to a non-commutative set-up to improve types for quantum noises. the writer, a consultant of classical stochastic calculus and martingale thought, attempts to supply an creation to this quickly increasing box in a manner which could be obtainable to probabilists accustomed to the Ito crucial. it might additionally, nonetheless, supply a way of entry to the equipment of stochastic calculus for physicists accustomed to Fock area research. For this moment version, the writer has extra approximately 30 pages of latest fabric, totally on quantum stochastic integrals.
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The same is then true of all projections in the spectral resolution of S. e. one in which every subspace invariant under X, Y, Z is trivial, a condition of the form S = O" I must be fulfilled; S being a positive operator, a is a positive number. In the next step we imitate the elementary spin case, introducing creation, annihilation and nurober operators. Our definition is not exactly that of the physicists, our apology for this (hateful) change of notation being coherence with the elementary spin case, and with the harmonic oscillator in the limit.
Conversely, Parthasarathy has shown in [Par2] that linear spaces of two-valued random variables lead necessarily to Clifford algebras. The analogy between Gauss in the commutative case and symmetric Bernoulli in the anticommutative case is important, and should be kept in mind. nt from the algebraic point of view. 40 li. Spin Automorphisrns of the Clifford structure 9 The Hilbert space
1) in the vaeuum state (or in states close to it, due to our normalization of the state) : the symmetry between the three processes disappears in the Iimit. s. equal to v. 2) we get (see the preeeding section for a rigorous discussion) two selfadjoint operators X and Y whieh satisfy a classical Reisenberg eommutation relation, while Z degenerates. Privileging other pure states amounts to the same up to a rotation, and the symmetry again breaks. v. 's cornmute. On the other hand, physieists do consider, under the name of "Heisenberg field", a eontinuous one dimensional system of spins in whieh the symmetry is preserved.
Quantum Probability for Probabilists by Paul A. Meyer