Unformatted text preview: transition from a specific initial state to a specific final state possible/allowed? Let’s use Dirac algebra to derive the selection rule for quantum SHO. Imagine an interaction relates to the operator x that transfers energy from the laser beam to the quantum SHO through the Stark effect. Please derive the selection rule for the quantum SHO subject to this excitation. That’s, please derive the condition(s) between i and j such that < i | x | j > is not equal to zero. Here |i> denotes the eigenstate of quantum SHO labeled by the quantum number i. (Hint: You can find the correct answer in the assigned reading. You may find the following formula helpful: )...
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- Winter '07
- Quantum Chemistry, selection rule, quantum sho, Dirac algebra Selection