Measuring Angular momentum
A particle is in the state with wave function shi = 1/sqrt(2)[Y11 + Y1-1]
(a) What value is obtained if L^2 is measured?
(b) Does the particle have a definite value of Lz?
(c) What are the probabilities of getting results h bar and - h bar and 0 for Lz?
Are any other Lz results possible
(d) Calculate <shi/Lz/shi>
(e) Suppose that when Lz is measured the result h bar obtained. What is the wave function afterwards?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 20, 2018, 1:04 am ad1c9bdddf
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