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Angular Momentum - Hydrogen (Quick Question)

  1. Dec 4, 2008 #1
    In my class my professor used the wavefunction <r|jjjj> when discussing the hydrogen atom.

    Does anyone know what this refers to, or just describe it briefly so I could find search for some resources online.

    Thanks in advance!
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  3. Dec 4, 2008 #2


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    Are you just confused with the notaion <r|j> or what? Now that notation, it is called Dirac notation. But WHY you have <r|jjjj> i don't know, there are many ways to label things as you know and you should ask your professor about this.
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