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Using completeness relation to find <Omega>=0

  1. Oct 28, 2015 #1
    I am stuck on this Self-test 1.6 in molecular quantum mechanics by atkins and friedman.
    Probably making use of the completeness relation the question is the following: Show that if <Ωf>*=-Ωf*, then <Ω>=0 for any real function f.
    Anyone got a clue?
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  3. Oct 28, 2015 #2


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    Hi ChemicalTom
    The self test 1.6 in the book you mentioned, is different from the problem you've posted. I'm using fourth edition... correct me if I'm wrong...

  4. Oct 28, 2015 #3


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    In the 4th edition it's the self-test 1.9 on page 33.
  5. Oct 28, 2015 #4
    Hi Phoenix95 I am using the fifth editon.
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