A THEOREM ON SPIN-EIGENFUNCTIONS.
MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB
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A theorem is proved to the effect that a wave function for a set of N spins, which is a product of single-spin wave functions and which is an eigenstate of the square of the total spin, must be a state with the maximum possible value of Sz, z being an arbitrary direction. This theorem has been applied in a separate work to show strikingly that the imposition of symmetry restrictions of a common type on an approximate wave function can lead to a very poor physical description.
- Numerical Mathematics
- Nuclear Physics and Elementary Particle Physics
- Quantum Theory and Relativity