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Representations of the rotation and Lorentz groups

an introduction

by Moshe Carmeli

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Published by M. Dekker in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rotation groups,
  • Lorentz groups,
  • Representations of groups

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementM. Carmeli and S. Malin.
    SeriesLecture notes in pure and applied mathematics ; 16
    ContributionsMalin, Shimon, 1937- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC174.17.R65 C37
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 117 p. ;
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4876256M
    ISBN 100824764498
    LC Control Number76003337

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Representations of the rotation and Lorentz groups by Moshe Carmeli Download PDF EPUB FB2

The theory of representations, in particular of the three-dimensional rotation group and the Lorentz group, is used extensively in quantum mechanics. In this book we have gathered together all the fundamental material which, in our view, is Representations of the rotation and Lorentz groups book to quantum mechanical applications.

From Chapter 1, page Cited by:   The theory of representations, in particular of the three-dimensional rotation group and the Lorentz group, is used extensively in quantum mechanics. In this book we have gathered together all the fundamental material which, in our view, is necessary to quantum mechanical applications/5(2).

About this Item: Dover Publications Inc., United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. This monograph on the description and study of representations of the rotation group of three-dimensional space and of the Lorentz group features advanced topics and techniques crucial to many areas of modern theoretical physics.

This treatise is devoted to the description and detailed study of the representations of the rotation group of three dimensional space and of the Lorentz group. These groups are of fundamental importance in theoretical physics. The book is also designed for mathematicians studying the representations of Lie groups.

Linear Representations of the Lorentz Group is a systematic exposition of the theory of linear representations of the proper Lorentz group and the complete Lorentz book consists of four chapters.

The first two chapters deal with the basic material on the three-dimensional rotation group, on the complete Lorentz group and the proper Lorentz group, as well as the theory of.

Representations of the Rotation and Lorentz Groups and Their Applications | Israel M. Gelfand, R. Minlos and Z. Shapiro | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. This book explains the Lorentz mathematical group in a language familiar to physicists. While the three-dimensional rotation group is one of the standard mathematical tools in physics, the Lorentz group of the four-dimensional Minkowski space is still very strange to most present-day physicists.

The Lorentz group is a Lie group of symmetries of the spacetime of special group can be realized as a collection of matrices, linear transformations, or unitary operators on some Hilbert space; it has a variety of representations.

This group is significant because special relativity together with quantum mechanics are the two physical theories that are most thoroughly. Lorentz group and its representations The Lorentz group starts with a group of four-by-four matrices performing Lorentz transfor-mations on the four-dimensional Minkowski space of (t;z;x;y).

The transformation leaves invariant the quantity (t2 z2 x2 y2). There are three generators of rotations and three boost generators. The Lorentz group starts with a group of four-by-four matrices performing Lorentz transformations on the four-dimensional Minkowski space of (t, z, x, y).

The transformation leaves invariant the quantity (t 2 − z 2 − x 2 − y 2). There are three generators of rotations and three boost generators.

Thus, the Lorentz group is a six-parameter. LORENTZ TRANSFORMATIONS, ROTATIONS, AND BOOSTS ARTHUR JAFFE Novem Abstract. In these notes we study rotations in R3 and Lorentz transformations in we analyze the full group of Lorentz transformations and its four distinct, connected components.

If a group G acts on a space V, then a surface S ⊂ V is a surface of transitivity if S is invariant under G, i.e., ∀g ∈ G, ∀s ∈ S: gs ∈ S, and for any two points s 1, s 2 ∈ S there is a g ∈ G such that gs 1 = s definition of the Lorentz group, it preserves the quadratic form = − − −.The surfaces of transitivity of the orthochronous Lorentz group O + (1, 3), Q(x.

Representations of the Rotation and Lorentz Groups and Their Applications.I. Gel'fand, R. Minlos, and Z. Shapiro. Translated from the Russian edition.

Like many textbooks, the present one is the outgrowth of lecture courses, mainly given at the University of Vienna, Austria; on the occasion of the English edition, it may be mentioned that our first such lecture course was delivered by my late co author, Roman U.

Sexl, during the fall and winter term in the USA-more precisely, at the University of Georgia (Athens). Quantum Theory, Groups and Representations: An Introduction Peter Woit Department of Mathematics, Columbia University [email protected]   Linear Representations of the Lorentz Group is a systematic exposition of the theory of linear representations of the proper Lorentz group and the complete Lorentz group.

This book consists of four chapters. The first two chapters deal with the basic material on the three-dimensional rotation group, on the complete Lorentz group and the proper Book Edition: 1.

: Representations of the rotation and Lorentz groups: An introduction (Lecture notes in pure and applied mathematics ; 16) (): Carmeli, Moshe: BooksCited by: 5. Buy Representations of the Rotation and Lorentz Groups and Their Applications By I.M.

Gelfand, in Like New condition. Our cheap used books come with free delivery in Australia. ISBN: ISBN This monograph on the description and study of representations of the rotation group of three-dimensional space and of the Lorentz group features advanced topics and techniques crucial to many areas of modern theoretical physics.

The authors include all the basic material of the theory of representations as used in quantum mechanics. 6 CHAPTER 1. LORENTZ GROUP AND LORENTZ INVARIANCE K' K y' x' y x K β −β K' (E',P') (E,P) K' frameK Figure The origin of frame K is moving with velocity β =(β,0,0) in frame K, and the origin of frame K is moving with velocity −β in frame axes x and x are parallel in both frames, and similarly for y and z axes.

A particle has energy. (Imperial College Press) A thorough discussion of group theory and Einstein's theory of gravitation. The first half of the text is devoted to rotation and Lorentz groups, and their representations. The second half is devoted to the applications of groups to the theory of general relativity.We will present an overview of special relativity, relativistic Klein–Gordon and Dirac wave equations and the convention in this book for Dirac spinors, and a self-contained discussion of representation theory of the rotation and Lorentz groups.

The rotation groups SO(3) and SO(n).This book consists of four chapters. The first two chapters deal with the basic material on the three-dimensional rotation group, on the complete Lorentz group and the proper Lorentz group, as well as the theory of representations of the three-dimensional rotation group.

These chapters also provide the necessary basic information from the.