The Heisenberg Algebra and Spin

  1. Dr. Dietrich Papenfuß3,
  2. Professor Dr. Dieter Lüst4 and
  3. Professor Dr. Wolfgang P. Schleich5
  1. Dmitri Sorokin1,2

Published Online: 29 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610853.ch44

100 Years Werner Heisenberg: Works and Impact

100 Years Werner Heisenberg: Works and Impact

How to Cite

Sorokin, D. (2002) The Heisenberg Algebra and Spin, in 100 Years Werner Heisenberg: Works and Impact (eds D. Papenfuß, D. Lüst and W. P. Schleich), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610853.ch44

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, Bonn, Germany

  2. 4

    Humboldt Universität, Institut für Physik, Germany

  3. 5

    Universität Ulm, Abteilung f. Quantenphysik, Albert-Einstein-Allee 11, 89069 Ulm, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Theoretical Physics, NSC KIPT, Akademicheskaya Street 1, 61108 Kharkov, Ukraine

  2. 2

    INFN, Sezione Di Padova Via F. Marzolo, 8, I-35131 Padova, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527403929

Online ISBN: 9783527610853

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Keywords:

  • quantum field theory;
  • gravitation;
  • Heisenberg algebra and spin;
  • examples;
  • relativistic particles of arbitrary spin;
  • relativistic fields of arbitrary spin;
  • three- and four-dimensional space-time

Summary

Examples of the use of the Heisenberg algebra for the description of relativistic particles and fields of arbitrary spin in three- and four-dimensional space-time are considered.