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I Integrating imaginary units and operators

  1. Nov 29, 2016 #1
    When integrating terms including the imaginary unit i and operators like position and momentum, do you simply treat these as constants?
     
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  3. Nov 29, 2016 #2

    hilbert2

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    Yes, for example when you have the integral

    ##\int_a^b ix dx## ,

    you can take the ##i## outside the integration like any constant:

    ##\int_a^b ix dx = i\int_a^b x dx## .
     
  4. Nov 29, 2016 #3
    Thank you very much, sir!
     
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