If I want to calculate <x> of an electron that is in a state described by [tex]\psi (x,t)=\frac{1}{\sqrt{2}}[\psi_{0}(x,t) + \psi_{1}(x,t)]][/tex] where [tex]\psi_{0} [/tex] and [tex]\psi_{1}[/tex] are the two lowest energy states of an electron in a one dimensional box, can I then simply calculate <x> for [tex]\frac{1}{\sqrt{2}}\psi_{0}[/tex] and [tex]\frac{1}{\sqrt{2}}\psi_{1}[/tex] alone and add them?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Is it even possible for an electron to have this energy? Doesn't it violate the laws of quantum physics? I find it strange that this was an exam problem in quantum physics at my university recently.

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# Homework Help: Violation of the laws of quantum physics?

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