Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Homework Help: Find magnetic interaction energy(eV) of electron

  1. Aug 7, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution
    I thought this was very simple until I re-read it after solving. In the n=1 state for an electron isnt ml equal to 0? so U=0*stuff = 0 but then part b says is there any moment interation for the state so it confused me and now I think I have done it incorrectly. I assume uz is the magnetic moment in terms of Sz but where does the ms=-1/2 come into play? Am I completely going in the wrong direction?
    thank you
  2. jcsd
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Can you offer guidance or do you also need help?
Draft saved Draft deleted