Linear Operators - operators and We can see that is a...

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Linear Operators Almost all operators encountered in quantum mechanics are linear operators . A linear operator is an operator which satisfies the following two conditions: (43) (44) where is a constant and and are functions. As an example, consider the
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Unformatted text preview: operators and . We can see that is a linear operator because (45) (46) However, is not a linear operator because (47) The only other category of operators relevant to quantum mechanics is the set of antilinear operators, for which...
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