542-problem-3 - (b) Derive the same result again, this time...

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Chem. 542 Assignment by Nancy Makri PROBLEM 3 (a) For a time-independent Hamiltonian ˆ H , show that energy is conserved during time evolution. (Hint: write the expectation value of the Hamiltonian at a time t and use the time evolution operator to express the time-dependent state in terms of the initial state in the bra and the ket.)
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Unformatted text preview: (b) Derive the same result again, this time starting from Heisenbergs equation of motion for the expectation value of the Hamiltonian. ....
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2012 for the course CHEM 542 taught by Professor Gruebele during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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