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2005 The Adiabatic Limit for Multidimentsional Hamiltonian Systems
Maurice A. de Gosson
J. Geom. Symmetry Phys. 4: 19-43 (2005). DOI: 10.7546/jgsp-4-2005-19-43


We study some properties of multidimensional Hamiltonian systems in the adiabatic limit. Using the properties of the Poincare-Cartan invariant we show that in the integrable case conservation of action requires conditions on the frequencies together with conservation of the product of energy and period. In the ergodic case the most general conserved quantity is not volume but rather symplectic capacity; we prove that even in this case there are periodic orbits whose actions are conserved.


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Maurice A. de Gosson. "The Adiabatic Limit for Multidimentsional Hamiltonian Systems." J. Geom. Symmetry Phys. 4 19 - 43, 2005.


Published: 2005
First available in Project Euclid: 20 May 2017

zbMATH: 1132.37318
MathSciNet: MR2211575
Digital Object Identifier: 10.7546/jgsp-4-2005-19-43

Rights: Copyright © 2005 Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

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