The adjoint of an operator A is defined as an operator A* s.t.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[tex]<\phi|A\psi> = <A^{*}\phi|\psi>[/tex].

How would you use the properties of inner products (skew-symmetry, positive semi-definiteness, and linearity in ket) to show that (cA)* = c*P*

Note that I am using the conjugate and the adjoint symbol interchangeably. If anyone knows how to get a real adjoint symbol in LaTeX let me know.

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# Property of the adjoint operator

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