Abstract

Results similar to those obtained by Dragt [ A. J. Dragt, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 72, 372– 379 ( 1982)] with the aid of Lie algebra have been known for some years in electron optics; in the latter field, however, an appropriate characteristic function was used to derive them.

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