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Expected value of Q(x,p)
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Jul5-08, 01:24 PM
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To find the expected value of Q(x,p) we evaluate [itex]<\psi|Q(x,-i\hbar \frac{\partial }{\partial x})|\psi>[/itex]. But what do you do if you want to find, say, <p^(3/2)>. How do you raise the derivative operator to the three-halves?
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