Is there any special significance of the fact that [tex] \vec{L} [/tex] and [tex] \vec{S} [/tex] of an electron are in-phase or out-of-phase at all times?????(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

i.e. is there any special physical significance of the fact that

(i) [tex] | \vec{J} | = | \vec{L} | + | \vec{S} | [/tex]

(ii) [tex] | \vec{J} | = | \vec{L} | - | \vec{S} | [/tex]

I am refering to magnitudes above!

Also, is there any significance of the fact that [tex] \vec{L} [/tex] and [tex] \vec{S} [/tex] are NOT in phase at any time?????

We are obviously assuming simple electronic configurations! :tongue:

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# A question on momenta of electrons

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