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

I have to show that the Fock states are eigenstates for the operators [itex]{{\hat{a}}^{\dagger }}[/itex] and/or [itex]{\hat{a}}[/itex]

And I'm not totally sure how to show this.

2. Relevant equations

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3. The attempt at a solution

I know that if I use the operators on a random Fock state i get:

[tex]a^{\dagger}|n\rangle=\sqrt{n+1}|n+1\rangle[/tex]

[tex]a|n\rangle=\sqrt{n}|n-1\rangle[/tex]

So what's next ?

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# Homework Help: Fock states and eigenstates

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