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Shivpal

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[tex]\Delta[/tex]J = +/- 1

but our prof said that according to some quantum mechanical calculations the odd values of J are not allowed. So, the allowed transitions are :

J 0 <-> 1 ; 2 <-> 3 ; 4 <-> 5... as the odd(1,3,5..) states will not be populated(hence contradicting his own statement)... and no transitions as J 1 -> 2 ; 3 -> 4 ...

I raised the question in the class but he seemed a bit more confused after my question.

Can anyone confirm the authentication of his statements. And Please tell me what is right and what is wrong. Thanx.