2D Harmonic Oscillator

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Homework Statement



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a) I've been able to find expressions of operators x, p_x, y and p_y in terms of the creation/annihilation operators and hence been able to express the angular momentum operator as:

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However, I'm having trouble just writing the operators x, p_x, y and p_y in terms of the "new" creation/annihilation operators and so I can proceed to find J_z in terms of the new operators.

b) I'm guessing I need to formulate an eigenequation involving J_z and H to find the eigenstates of J_z? I'm pretty stumped on this question to be honest.
 

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anyone?
 

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