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Journal of Mathematical Physics
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Note on the one-dimensional gas of impenetrable point-particle bosons

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Abstract

A one-dimensional gas of impenetrable point-particle bosons is considered. An exact expression for the one-particle density matrix is derived in terms of the Fredholm determinant and resolvent of a certain simple kernel. It is proved that for large r, the density matrix is bounded by const X r-4/x2, and that this implies the absence of a generalized Bose-Einstein condensation, contrary to a recent approximate calculation by Girardeau, who first defined such a condensation.

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22 Dec 2004

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Journal of Mathematical Physics

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