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Homework Help: Spin and Magnetic Moment

  1. Jul 25, 2005 #1
    I don't understand this problem, please help me
    a) Show that sigma_subscript (y) is Hermitian
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 26, 2005 #2
    What's your specific problem?

    you should know how [itex]\sigma_y[/itex] is defined.
    an operater is hermitian if _______.

    Then you need to show that [itex]\sigma_y[/itex] is hermitian.
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