volume 74, issue 3, P379-398 2014
DOI: 10.1016/s0034-4877(15)60009-x
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Abstract: In condensed matter physics, the polaron has been fascinating subject. It is described by the Hamiltonian of H. Fröhlich. In this paper, the Fröhlich Hamiltonian is investigated from a viewpoint of operator inequalities proposed in [36]. This point of view clarifies the monotonicity of polaron energy, i.e., denoting the lowest energy of the Fröhlich Hamiltonian with the ultraviolet cutoff Λ by E Λ , we prove E Λ > E Λ ′ for Λ < Λ ′ .