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

[itex]\int d^{3} \vec{r} ψ_{1} \hat{A} ψ_{2}[/itex] = [itex]\int d^{3} \vec{r} ψ_{2} \hat{A}* ψ_{1}[/itex]

Hermitian operator A, show that this condition is equivalent to requiring [itex] <v|\hat{A}u>[/itex] = [itex]< \hat{A}v|u>[/itex]

2. Relevant equations

I changed the definitions of ψ into their bra-ket forms first of all.

Hints say something about the Identity operator, but I don't have any bra's in my equation, what do I do?

3. The attempt at a solution

After changing the ψ into their bra-ket forms and substituting, I am stumped. Any pointers please?

I have introduction into adjoint hermitian operators but I cannot see how this would fit into it.

I would write more about what I did, but your equation editor is very difficult to use, is it possible that you could make a code that mirror's the equation editor on Microsoft Word 2007 - 2011?

Please help me, I'm doing this problem WAY ahead of time and I just want to be good at this stuff. Please don't ignore me, just give me a push in the right direction and I promise I will do all the rest and show you what I did.

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# Homework Help: Hermitian Operator in Inner Product

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