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The Wave function for the ground state of a quantum harmonic oscillator is

[tex]

\psi=(\alpha/\pi)^{1/4}e^{-\alpha x^2/2}

[/tex] where [tex] \alpha = \sqrt{ mk/ \hbar^2} [/tex].

Compute [tex] \Delta x \Delta p [/tex]

known:

Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle:

[tex] \Delta p \Delta x >= \hbar/2[/tex]

In order to compute [tex] \Delta x \Delta p [/tex], what do I need to do? any integral?

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# Homework Help: Harmonic Oscillator wave function

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