Unformatted text preview: 2 and eigenvectors ⎟ ⎟ ⎟ ⎟ ⎟ ⎠ ⎞ ⎜ ⎜ ⎜ ⎜ ⎜ ⎝ ⎛ = 1 ) ( 1 u , ⎟ ⎟ ⎟ ⎟ ⎟ ⎠ ⎞ ⎜ ⎜ ⎜ ⎜ ⎜ ⎝ ⎛ = 1 ) ( 2 u , ⎟ ⎟ ⎟ ⎟ ⎟ ⎠ ⎞ ⎜ ⎜ ⎜ ⎜ ⎜ ⎝ ⎛ = 1 ) ( 3 u , ⎟ ⎟ ⎟ ⎟ ⎟ ⎠ ⎞ ⎜ ⎜ ⎜ ⎜ ⎜ ⎝ ⎛ = 1 ) ( 4 u . The electron charge –e is regarded as the “particle”. Therefore the first two solutions (with E > 0) describe the two spin states of the electron and the last two solutions (with E < 0) describe the two spin states of the positron ( i.e. antiparticle with charge +e)....
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 Spring '07
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 mechanics, Electron, Energy, Fundamental physics concepts, Department of Physics, R. D. Field

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