Negative probability and uncertainty relations

Thomas Curtright, Cosmas Zachos

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A concise derivation of all uncertainty relations is given entirely within the context of phase-space quantization, without recourse to operator methods, to the direct use of Weyl's correspondence, or to marginal distributions of x and p.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2381-2385
Number of pages5
JournalModern Physics Letters A
Issue number37
StatePublished - Dec 7 2001
Externally publishedYes


  • Negative probability
  • Phase-space quantization
  • Star product
  • Uncertainty relations
  • Wigner functions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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