**An Introduction into the Feynman Path Integral**

by Christian Grosche

**Publisher**: arXiv 1993**Number of pages**: 94

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A short introduction is given into the theory of the Feynman path integral in quantum mechanics. The general formulation in Riemann spaces is given based on the Weyl- ordering prescription, respectively product ordering prescription, in the quantum Hamiltonian. Also, the theory of space-time transformations and separation of variables is outlined. As elementary examples, the usual harmonic oscillator, the radial harmonic oscillator, and the Coulomb potential are discussed.

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