We introduce a generalized Pock space for a recently proposed operatorial deformation of the Heisenberg-Weyl (HW) algebra, aimed at describing statistics different from the Bose or Fermi ones. The new Fock space is obtained by the tensor product of the usual Pock space and the space spanned by the eigenstates of the deformation operator (g) over cap. We prove a ''statistical Ehrenfest-like theorem'', stating that the expectation values of the ladder operators of the generalized HW algebra - taken in the (g) over cap-subspace - are creation and annihilation operators defined in the usual Fock space and obeying the ordinary statistics, according to the (g) over cap-eigenvalues. Moreover, such a ''statistics'' operator (g) over cap can be regarded as the generator of a boson-fermion superselection rule. As a consequence, the generalized Pock space decomposes into incoherent sectors, and therefore one gets a density matrix diagonal in the (g) over cap eigenstates. This leads, under suitable conditions, to the possibility of continuously interpolating between different statistics. In particular, it is necessary to assume a nonstandard Liouville-Von Neumann equation for the density matrix, of the type already considered e.g. in the framework of quantum gravity. It is also preliminarily shown that our formalism leads in a natural way - due to the very properties of the operator (g) over cap - to a grading of the HW algebra, and therefore to a supersymmetrical scheme.

DeFalco L, Mignani R, & Scipioni R (1996). Fock space for generalized statistics and boson-fermion superselection rule. MODERN PHYSICS LETTERS B, 10(21), 1035-1041.

Fock space for generalized statistics and boson-fermion superselection rule

MIGNANI, ROBERTO;
1996

Abstract

We introduce a generalized Pock space for a recently proposed operatorial deformation of the Heisenberg-Weyl (HW) algebra, aimed at describing statistics different from the Bose or Fermi ones. The new Fock space is obtained by the tensor product of the usual Pock space and the space spanned by the eigenstates of the deformation operator (g) over cap. We prove a ''statistical Ehrenfest-like theorem'', stating that the expectation values of the ladder operators of the generalized HW algebra - taken in the (g) over cap-subspace - are creation and annihilation operators defined in the usual Fock space and obeying the ordinary statistics, according to the (g) over cap-eigenvalues. Moreover, such a ''statistics'' operator (g) over cap can be regarded as the generator of a boson-fermion superselection rule. As a consequence, the generalized Pock space decomposes into incoherent sectors, and therefore one gets a density matrix diagonal in the (g) over cap eigenstates. This leads, under suitable conditions, to the possibility of continuously interpolating between different statistics. In particular, it is necessary to assume a nonstandard Liouville-Von Neumann equation for the density matrix, of the type already considered e.g. in the framework of quantum gravity. It is also preliminarily shown that our formalism leads in a natural way - due to the very properties of the operator (g) over cap - to a grading of the HW algebra, and therefore to a supersymmetrical scheme.
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