Talk:Displacement operator

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displacement operator mean different thing in Quantum Mechanics (see the book by Dirac)

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The first formula:

exp[alpha*a - (alpha*)*(a+)] should be: exp[alpha*(a+) - (alpha*)*a]

i.e. annihilation (a) and creation (a+) operators should be swapped.

Last edited at 21:48, 14 October 2007 (UTC). Substituted at 13:30, 29 April 2016 (UTC)

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