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# Eigenvector vs. Eigenstate

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Eigenvectornoun

(linear algebra) given a linear transformation $T$, a vector $x$ such that $Ax=\lambda x$ for some scalar $\lambda$

Eigenstatenoun

(physics) A dynamic quantum mechanical state whose wave function is an eigenvector that corresponds to a physical quantity

Eigenvectornoun

(linear algebra) specifically, given a matrix A, the eigenvector of the transformation "leftside multiplication by A"