Unformatted text preview: p + and p-: / / 1 2 ( ) ipx ipx x c e c e-Ψ = + h h . Show that Ψ is an eigenstate of the free particle Hamiltonian, but is not an eigenstate of mo-mentum. Yet, ˆ p and ˆ H commute. Does this fact contradict the theorem about simultaneous ei-genstates? Explain....
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- Fall '08
- Fundamental physics concepts, free particle, Nancy Makri, simultaneous ei genstates