Dirac notation QM
Consider a different state vector for the same system: B i 1 2 3 i 4 6 .
C. Is the magnitude of B greater than, less than, or equal to the magnitude of A ? Explain.
D. Consider the dialogue between two students below.
Student 1: Terms
I. Inner products for spatial vectors
Consider the vectors u and
shown at right.
A. Write mathematical expressions for these vectors in terms of the
basis vectors x and y .
B. Evaluate the inner product
Explain why the inner
CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM SPIN
Review of magnets
A. A bar magnet is placed in the uniform magnetic field shown at
1. Draw a vector indicating the direction of the magnetic
dipole moment of the magnet.
2. Determine the direction of the net f
Classical and quantum spin QM
II. The Stern-Gerlach experiment
In the experiment at right, a beam of
objects is sent through a non-uniform
magnetic field as in section I. The
particles are then detected on the screen
on the far right. Such a