I'm new to bra-ket notation and am slightly confused; given an infinite square well with eigenvectors:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[tex] \phi = \sqrt{2/a}\sin( (n\pi x)/a) [/tex]

And we assume the form: H |φ> = E_n |φ>

How would you then represent φ in terms of a column matrix, because that what I thought |φ> represents. Given some operator H (matrix) how would I operate with that matrix on |φ>?

Thanks

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# Bra-Ket notation confusion

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