# Total Angular Momentum J

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1. Nov 7, 2015

### alwaysstuck

In an electron system (spin =1/2, l = 1) the total angular momentum will be J=S+L

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2. Nov 7, 2015

### my2cts

Start with j=3/2, m=3/2, that is |1,+1/2>. How do you obtain other states ?

3. Nov 7, 2015

### alwaysstuck

Where did the j and m values you stated come from?
I have no idea

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5. Nov 7, 2015

### alwaysstuck

ah, that helps a lot thanks :)