Wigner D-matrix

1. Oct 19, 2011

ag_swe

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
Show that the matrices $\mathcal{D}_{m',m}^{(j)}=\langle j,m'|\exp(-\frac{i}{\hbar}\vec{J}\hat{n}\Phi)|j,m\rangle$ form a group (i.e. multiplication, inverse and identity). No idea how to even begin.

2. Oct 19, 2011

dextercioby

What happens if you choose the axis of rotation $\displaystyle{\hat{n}=\hat{k}}$, with k along Oz and unit modulus ?

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