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Are QM operators also tensors?

  1. Jul 21, 2011 #1


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    some, like momentum appear to be, but are all of them?
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  3. Jul 21, 2011 #2
    I am not sure if the position operator in position space is a rank 2 tensor since it is just x. They are all tensors though.
  4. Jul 21, 2011 #3


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    They are called tensor operators when the symmetry group is taken as SO(3).
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