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How to use Dirac bra-ket notation

asked 2015-11-11 17:04:48 +0200

joneall gravatar image

updated 2015-11-11 17:06:22 +0200

It is not enough to use the form <a|b>, I need the separate ket form |A>, which the math writer does not have since it insists that angle brackets exist only in pairs.

I can not use |A> = sum from and so on. It apparently does not know that the > is not part of the equals sign.

And I do not want to have to learn to use Tex instead of LibreOffice.

Thanks in advance.

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answered 2015-11-11 20:03:37 +0200

Lupp gravatar image

I do not know a trick to omit one of the angle brackets from the bra-ket pair.

But you can use the scalable brackets (and middle line) in the following way:

left langle A mline right none
left none mline B right rangle
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answered 2016-07-02 16:05:43 +0200

joneall gravatar image

I finally gave up and installed the TexMaths extension to LO. It works quite well. You just have to figure out (a) how to use it and (b) what the Tex markers are for it. I now have an example file with a whole lot of equations and things and I can always find the kind I want and do a copy paste.

Naturally, I would be happy to share the file.

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