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The Hamiltonian of the harmonic oscillator with an attractive delta '-interaction centred at the origin as approximated by the one with a triple of attractive delta-interactions

In this note we provide an alternative way of defining the self-adjoint Hamiltonian of the harmonic oscillator perturbed by an attractive delta'-interaction, of strength beta, centred at 0 (the bottom of the confining parabolic potential), that was rigorously defined in a previous paper by means of a 'coupling constant renormalisation'. Here we get the Hamiltonian as a norm resolvent limit of the harmonic oscillator Hamiltonian perturbed by a triple of attractive delta-interactions, thus extending the Cheon-Shigehara approximation to the case in which a confining harmonic potential is present.


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