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Conjugate of a wave function
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tom.stoer
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Apr1-12, 09:51 AM
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chunhui219
if the wave function ψ(x)=R(x)e
^{ikx}
then what is it conjugate, ψ*?
I guess R is real; then you get ψ* = (R e
^{ikx}
)* = R* e
^{-ikx}
= R e
^{-ikx}