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Large deviations from classical paths. Hamiltonian flows as classical limits of quantum flows. (English) Zbl 0607.60025
We prove that in the limit \(\hslash \to 0\), the probability for the paths of the stochastic jump process associated to the quantum time evolution to be in a tublet around the classical trajectory is of order 1-\(\exp \{- A/\hslash \}\). We give some applications of this result to the study of the classical limit of Wigner functions.

60F10 Large deviations
81P20 Stochastic mechanics (including stochastic electrodynamics)
46L51 Noncommutative measure and integration
46L53 Noncommutative probability and statistics
46L54 Free probability and free operator algebras
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