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Those have been answerable for the truth that our perturbation sequence for W didn't converge. those small denominators are found in the matter lower than dialogue in addition, which are obvious instantly if we don't neglect (12. eight) and ∂ W 1∕∂ t in (12. 9). Then, in its place of (12. 13), we get (12. 19) The (p i , q i ) are to be understood the following as action-angle variables the answer to (12. 19) may be instantly written within the kind of a Fourier sequence if we take into consideration the truth that W 1 and are periodic within the ’s and Ω t: (12. 20) you will inform by means of the denominator that even for small ω i , Ω, which belong to the sluggish variables, resonance habit can ensue among the gradual and speedy oscillation (ω) if the integers m, n … are big enough. we're not authorized to overlook the phrases of the order in (12. 19) in adequate proximity to the resonances. it's hence now not unbelievable that the adiabatic perturbation sequence for W, which neglects those resonance results, can merely be asymptotically right and hence officially diverges. to demonstrate the above perturbative approach, we calculate in first order the adiabatic invariant of the slowly altering harmonic oscillator, (12. 21) with We back change to action-angle variables, that allows you to make the procedure obtainable to an adiabatic perturbation. To this finish we use a generating functionality of the F 1-type: (12. 22) with Now the subsequent transformation equations are legitimate: (12. 23) (12. 24) or, solved for the trigonometric features: (12. 25) (12. 26) Subtraction yields from which we receive or, ultimately: (12. 27) Equation (12. 26) then reads, with (12. 27): or and hence or, solved for q: (12. 28) If we now use (12. 25), then it follows that or (12. 29) eventually, it holds for the recent Hamiltonian that (12. 30) So we nonetheless want ∂ F 1∕∂ t: (12. 31) So the Hamiltonian reworked to action-angle variables reads: (12. 32) with (12. 33) In lowest order the adiabatic invariant is just (12. 34) This result's frequent to us from Chap. 7 which will see how this volume alterations if we use adiabatic perturbation thought to reserve we use (12. 18): (12. 35) with therefore, J alterations in first order with a small part, which oscillates with two times the frequency of the short variable. We now are looking to confirm that certainly is continuous. so that it will accomplish that, we make an effort spinoff (12. 36) however, it follows from (12. 32) that so that (12. 36) reduces to (12. 37) in spite of the fact that, on the grounds that P(t) is meant to alter slowly (adiabatically), i. e. , it follows from (12. 37) that's of the order ; then is certainly an adiabatic invariant of first order. � Springer foreign Publishing Switzerland 2016 Walter Dittrich and Martin ReuterClassical and Quantum DynamicsGraduate Texts in Physics10. 1007/978-3-319-21677-5_13 thirteen. removing of Resonances Walter Dittrich1 and Martin Reuter2 (1)Institute of Theoretical Physics, collage of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany (2)Institute of Physics, college of Mainz, Mainz, Germany From the perturbative strategy within the final bankruptcy we have now discovered that during the proximity of resonances of the unperturbed method, resonant denominators seem within the expression for the adiabatic invariants.