The explanations I have found in quantum mechanics books as to why the momentum operator is considered to be the "generator of translations" are a little difficult and not very intuitive.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Could someone help me on this?

What I am looking for is some explanation in terms of pictures, or at least in terms of states and what you do to them (change them, measure them, change basis, etc.)

I'll appreciate it.

--Alex--

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# Momentum operator as the generator of translations.

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