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11: Operators

  • Page ID
    106874
  • Chapter Objectives

    • Understand the concept of a mathematical operator.
    • Understand how to identify whether an operator is linear or not.
    • Understand the concept of eigenfunction and eigenvalue of an operator.
    • Learn how to perform algebraic operations with operators.
    • Understand the concept of the commutator.
    • Learn how to use operators in the context of quantum mechanics.

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