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Parity operator

  1. Mar 3, 2007 #1
    just wondering... does the parity operator squared give the identity operator?
     
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  3. Mar 3, 2007 #2

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    What, exactly, is the definition of the "parity operator"?
     
  4. Mar 3, 2007 #3
    what would happen if you take a wave function Psi and apply the Parity operator twice?
    try it
     
  5. Mar 3, 2007 #4
    hehe... so it WOULD be an like the identity operator
     
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  7. Mar 4, 2007 #6

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    Oh. I thought this was a MATH problem!
     
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