# How to Prove Momentum Operator is Hermite Operator?

1. Jun 15, 2011

### Karmerlo

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

How to Prove Momentum Operator is Hermite Operator?

Thanks.

2. Jun 16, 2011

### haushofer

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).

3. Jun 16, 2011