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Unformatted text preview: PHYS 507 Homework I (Fall ’05) Assigned: September 28, 2005, Wednesday. Due: October 7, 2005, Friday, at 5:00 pm. Notes: (i) You can discuss and solve the problems with your friends. However, you should write your own solution on your homework. Directly copying other people’s solutions kills millions of brain cells and is considered harmful to your health. (ii) For homeworks turned in after the due date, the grade will be lowered by 10% for each calender date it is late. The solutions will be posted to the web page http://www.physics.metu.edu.tr/˜sturgut/p507/. No late homeworks will be accepted after the solutions is posted. (iii) Excessive usage of papers is harmful to our trees. You do not need to provide every detail in presenting your solutions. 1. (a) A certain type of polarizing beam splitter transmits all photons prepared in the state u 1 = 1 √ 3 • 2 1- i ‚ , and reflects all photons prepared in another state u 2 . What is u 2 ?...
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