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Eigenfunction and Eigenvalue of momentum operator

  1. Sep 14, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Find all eigenfunction of momentum operator in x(px=h/i*d/dx) and their eigenvalues.

    2. Relevant equations
    operator*eigenfunction=eigenvalue*eigenfunction
    Operator=px

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I really dont have any clues

    Thank you
     
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  3. Sep 14, 2008 #2

    tiny-tim

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    Welcome to PF!

    Hi icejipo! Welcome to PF! :smile:

    (have a lamda: λ :smile:)

    Hint: for an eigenfunction, you need to solve the equation (h/i)dy/dx = λy, for any constant λ. :wink:
     
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