The Lie algebra sl(2,R) and so-called Kepler-Ermakov systems


Leach P., Karasu A.

JOURNAL OF NONLINEAR MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS, vol.11, no.2, pp.269-275, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.2991/jnmp.2004.11.2.11
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF NONLINEAR MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.269-275

Abstract

A recent paper by Karasu (Kalkanli) and Yildirim (Journal of Nonlinear Mathematical Physics 9 (2002) 475-482) presented a study of the Kepler-Ermakov system in the context of determining the form of an arbitrary function in the system which was compatible with the presence of the sl(2, R) algebra characteristic of Ermakov systems and the existence of a Lagrangian for a subset of the systems. We supplement that analysis by correcting some results.