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Total Angular Momentum J

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  1. Nov 7, 2015 #1
    In an electron system (spin =1/2, l = 1) the total angular momentum will be J=S+L
     
    Last edited: Nov 7, 2015
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  3. Nov 7, 2015 #2
    Start with j=3/2, m=3/2, that is |1,+1/2>. How do you obtain other states ?
     
  4. Nov 7, 2015 #3
    Where did the j and m values you stated come from?
    I have no idea
     
  5. Nov 7, 2015 #4

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  6. Nov 7, 2015 #5
    ah, that helps a lot thanks :)
     
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