(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

An elementary particle called the omega minus has spin 3/2. Calculate the magnitude of the spin angular momentum for this particle and the possible angles the spin angular momentum vector makes with the z-axis. Does this particle obey Pauli’s exclusion principle?

2. Relevant equations

[tex]\bar{S}=\sqrt{s(s+1)}\hbar[/tex]

[tex]cos\frac{S_Z}{\bar{S_Z}}[/tex]

3. The attempt at a solution

using the eqn. i get the right answer for S, [tex]\frac{\sqrt{15}}{2}[/tex]

But using the 2nd eqn. i can't get the right angles, the right angles are: 39.2, 75.0, 105.0, 140.8. And why would the particle obey the pauli exclusion principle??

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# Homework Help: Elementary particle Pauli’s exclusion principle

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