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The expectation value of an operator

The expectation value of an operator

The Expectation value of an operator simulation aims to help students make connections between experimental measurement outcomes and expectation values. The simulation allows students to use a Stern-Gerlach apparatus to take measurements on a stream of identical input particles to experimentally determine the expectation value of the z-component of spin. Students can choose between two different input spin states, one of which is an...

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