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Spin Angular Monentum

(A)A particle with spin 1 has orbital angular momentum L_lowercase=0. What are the possible values for the total angular momentum Quantum number j?

(B)The same particle has L_lowercase=3. What are the possible values for j?

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The principal angular momentum number j which is the eigenvalue of J^2 is a *positive* integer number with sequence difference of 1.

Angular momentum is a vector in the calssical sense.

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A particle with spin 1 has orbital angular momentum L_lowercase=0. What are the possible values for the total angular momentum Quantum number j?

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