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We denote by T(2n, R) the group of phase space translations: T (z0 ) ∈ T(2n, R) is the mapping z −→ z + z0 . Clearly T(2n, R) is isomorphic to Rn ⊕ Rn equipped with addition. Deﬁnition 26. The aﬃne (or inhomogeneous) symplectic group is the semi-direct product ASp(2n, R) = Sp(2n, R) T(2n, R). Formally, the group law of the semi-direct product ASp(2n, R) is given by (S, z)(S , z ) = (SS , z + Sz ); this is conveniently written in matrix form as S 01×2n z 1 S 01×2n z 1 = SS 01×2n Sz + z . 7) 22 Chapter 2.
Free Symplectic Matrices Proof. The inverse of SW is the symplectic matrix −1 SW = DT −C T −B T AT which is thus free since det(−B T ) = (−1)n det B. In view of part (i) in Proposition −1 50 the inverse SW is generated by the function W ∗ (x, x ) = − 21 AT (B T )−1 x2 + (B T )−1 x · x − 12 (B T )−1 DT x 2 = − 21 B −1 Ax2 + B −1 x · x − 12 DB −1 x 2 = −W (x , x) (recall that AT (B T )−1 = B −1 A and (B T )−1 D T = DB −1 ). The statement in the following exercise implies that almost every symplectic matrix is free: Exercise 53.
8) of the standard symplectic form can be rewritten in a convenient way using the symplectic standard matrix J= 0 −I I 0 where 0 and I are the n × n zero and identity matrices. In fact σ(z, z ) = Jz · z = (z )T Jz. 2. Symplectic forms 23 Exercise 28. Show that the standard symplectic form is indeed non-degenerate. Let s be a linear mapping Rn ⊕ Rn −→ Rn ⊕ Rn . The condition σ(sz, sz ) = σ(z, z ) is equivalent to S T JS = J where S is the matrix of s in the canonical basis of Rn ⊕ Rn that is, to S ∈ Sp(2n, R).