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Unformatted text preview: The overlap between two arbitrary wave functions is da a a da a a I = > >< < >= >=< < ) ( ) ( | | | | | . Transformation from A-rep to B-rep: Suppose there is another hermitian operator B op . > >= b b b B op | | , where b is a continuous ( real ) variable. We can expand the ket | > in terms of the eigenkets of B op ( the B-representation ) we get > >= db b b | ) ( | with 1 | | = >< db b b . The coefficient functions (a) are related to the coefficient functions (a\b) by > < = > >< < >= >=< =< db b b a db b b a I a a a ) ( | | | | | | ) ( , where <a|b> is the transformation function....
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- Spring '07