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Expectation value problem

  1. Oct 7, 2004 #1
    Expectation value problem plzzzz help ASAP

    Hi Everyone,

    I have a problem on one of my problems in the quantum course.

    I need tofind the expectation values <x>,<x^2>, <p> & <p^2> for the function

    e^(-(x-xo)^2/2k^2)

    please email me if you need theformulaes..

    i have them but i get stuck up doing the integration.

    letme know
    thanks,

    Aakanksha Panjwani

    ITS URGENT
     
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  3. Oct 7, 2004 #2

    Gokul43201

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    Aakanksha, show us where you are stuck. Also, you have not mentioned what the bounds are : are they +infty to -infty ?
     
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