Hi all, I recently purchased Shankar's(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Principles of Quantum Mechanicswhich relies heavily on Dirac's bra-ket notation. I'm just wondering if this is the norm or should I get used to switching between what I'm learning and some other accepted standard notation? Thanks in advance!

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# Is Dirac Notation Standard in QM?

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