5 edition of **The rotation and Lorentz groups and their representations for physicists** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1988**
by Wiley in New York
.

Written in English

- Rotation groups,
- Lorentz groups,
- Mathematical physics

**Edition Notes**

Includes index.

Statement | K.N. Srinivasa Rao. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC174.17.R65 S68 1988 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xii, 358 p. : |

Number of Pages | 358 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL2405993M |

ISBN 10 | 0470210443 |

LC Control Number | 87037138 |

We want to derive here the spinor [1–3] approach to the rotation and reﬂection groups. By the reﬂection group we understand the group generated by the reﬂections of Euclidean space. Of course, the results we present are notnew: theywere discoveredbyCartan a longtime ago[1]. However, we thinkthat most text book presentations are too concise. The proper Lorentz group L p is a noncompact Lie group, and the SO(4) group is a compact Lie group. Two groups have the same Lie algebra but their real Lie algebras are different. In this chapter the irreducible representations of the proper Lorentz group is .

• R. N. Cahn, “Semisimple Lie Algebras And Their Representations, Why are there lectures called “Group Theory for Physicists”? In the end, this is a math-ematical subject, so why don’t students interested in the topic attend a mathematics Representations: Groups as such are just elements that can be multiplied. In. There is a natural connection between particle physics and representation theory, as first noted in the s by Eugene Wigner. It links the properties of elementary particles to the structure of Lie groups and Lie ing to this connection, the different quantum states of an elementary particle give rise to an irreducible representation of the Poincaré group.

Appendix: Groups and Their Representations.- A.1 The Definition of a Group.- A Examples of Groups.- A The Axioms Defining a Group.- A Elementary Properties of Groups.- A.2 Linear Operators.- A The Operator Representing an Element of a Group.- A The Operators Acting on the Vectors of Geometric Space.-Brand: Jean Hladik. In mechanics and geometry, the 3D rotation group, often denoted SO(3), is the group of all rotations about the origin of three-dimensional Euclidean space under the operation of composition. By definition, a rotation about the origin is a transformation that preserves the origin, Euclidean distance (so it is an isometry), and orientation (i.e. handedness of space).

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