We show that the quantum-mechanical time-reversal operator provides a satisfying formulation of the generalized dilatation transformation for forming scalar products with partial complex conjugation, and leads to a theoretically justified stationarity principle for finding resonances (i.e., metastable states) in atomic and molecular systems.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Physical Review A|
|State||Published - 1990|