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Group theory and unitary symmetry

T. S. Santhanam

Group theory and unitary symmetry

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Published by Institute of Mathematical Sciences in Madras .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Group theory.,
  • Symmetry (Physics)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: l. 23 (last group)

    Statement[by] T. S. Santhanam.
    SeriesMatscience report,, 61
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA1 .M92 no. 61
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4412816M
    LC Control Number79016494

    Chapter 5 is devoted to the theory of systems with full rotational symmetry, Chapter 6 to the systematic presentation of atomic structure, and Chapter 7 to molecular quantum mechanics. Chapter 8, which deals with solid-state physics, treats electronic energy band theory and magnetic crystal symmetry. By a simple choice of the pseudo-unitary representation of the underlying symmetry group, motivated from the perspective of the Minkowski spacetime as a representation for the Lorentz group, we obtain the natural non-unitary Fock space picture commonly considered, although not formulated and presented in the careful details given here.


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