Lie Algebras In Particle Physics: from Isospin To Unified Theories

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Avalon Publishing, Oct 22, 1999 - Science - 344 pages
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Contents

Why Group Theory?
1
1 Finite Groups
2
2 Lie Groups
43
3 SU2
56
4 Tensor Operators
68
5 Isospin
79
6 Roots and Weights
90
7 SU3
98
16 Color
214
17 Constituent Quarks
221
18 Unified Theories and SU5
225
19 The Classical Groups
237
20 The Classification Theorem
244
21 SO2n + 1 and Spinors
255
22 SO2n + 2 Spinors
265
23 SUn in SO2n
270

8 Simple Roots
103
9 More SU3
125
10 Tensor Methods
138
11 Hypercharge and Strangeness
166
12 Young Tableaux
178
13 SUN
187
14 3D Harmonic Oscillator
198
15 SU6 and the Quark Model
205
24 SO10
282
25 Automorphisms
291
26 Sp2n
297
27 Odds and Ends
302
Epilogue
311
Index
312
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Howard Georgi is professor of physics at Harvard University.

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