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Completeness of the Bethe states for the rational, spin-1/2 Richardson-Gaudin system

Jon Links

SciPost Phys. 3, 007 (2017) · published 28 July 2017


Establishing the completeness of a Bethe Ansatz solution for an exactly solved model is a perennial challenge, which is typically approached on a case by case basis. For the rational, spin-1/2 Richardson--Gaudin system it will be argued that, for generic values of the system's coupling parameters, the Bethe states are complete. This method does not depend on knowledge of the distribution of Bethe roots, such as a string hypothesis, and is generalisable to a wider class of systems.

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