How to Prove Momentum Operator is Hermite Operator?

  1. Hi, I have little trouble in proving a proving problem ---


    How to Prove Momentum Operator is Hermite Operator?


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  3. haushofer

    haushofer 998
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    Apply the definition of a Hermitian operator on the inner product (which is an integral), do a partial integration and use that wave functions have to be in L2 (and thus have certain boundary conditions at infinity).
     
  4. dextercioby

    dextercioby 12,317
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