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Homework Help: Solving to prove that an operator is Hermitian

  1. Oct 23, 2011 #1
    I have a few operators here, and was wondering how to go about proving whether or not they are Hermitian:

    a) ix^2
    b) e^x
    c) 3x + P_hat/2
    d) x^2*P_hat
    e) ix*P_hat
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  3. Oct 24, 2011 #2


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    1. What are the assumptions for all 5 cases ?
    2. Show us some work, so we can see where you need help.
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