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Unformatted text preview: x Î´ = Î¦ Î¦ âˆ« âˆž âˆž) ( ) ( * , = = L R y x Î¨ = x A x Polarization states Stationary states of the wave function Orthogonality Orthogonality Completeness: Every states can be described in terms of the basis states. Due to this correspondence, also the stationary states of the wave function are written as ket vector : with ) ( = â†’ Î¦ m n n x n f n A A n f n N n n = = âˆ‘ = with [email protected] 101 03/18/2005 Physical correspondence to polarization states y x A y A x + = Î¨ With probability * n n n A A P = âˆ‘ = Î¦ = N n n n A x x f ) ( ) ( Polarization states States of the wave function 2 * Î¨ = = x A A P x x x x ) ( x n Î¦ With probability Analyzers: can separate the components of the different basis states x Momentum analyzer Energy levels Measurement: changes the state of the quantum particle. 1 2 = âˆ‘ = N n n A...
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 Spring '05
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 Physics, Light, Polarization, wave function, Br Br, polarization states, quantum amplitudes, complex quantum amplitudes

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