# Mechanics of Stern-Gerlach Experiments Question.

1. Oct 10, 2011

### Black Integra

In an SGY-SGZ experiment, where the magnetic field were placed along the y and z axis,
we could write the equation:

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for state of spin +Y, +Z, -Z respectively with the prob amplitudes a and b.

take the bra $\left\langle +Z\right|$ to the eq:

[URL]http://bit.ly/qugX1b[/URL]

thus
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also
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so we have
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But why the equation really is:
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Can anyone explain this to me?

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2. Oct 10, 2011

### Black Integra

ok sorry guys, problem is solved. my fault.