Chapter 5. Symmetry and Group Theory

  1. Mike Guidry

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617357.ch5

Gauge Field Theories: An Introduction with Applications

Gauge Field Theories: An Introduction with Applications

How to Cite

Guidry, M. (2007) Symmetry and Group Theory, in Gauge Field Theories: An Introduction with Applications, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617357.ch5

Author Information

  1. Department of Physics University of Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 28 OCT 1991

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471631170

Online ISBN: 9783527617357

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Keywords:

  • physics;
  • spacetime;
  • symmetry principle;
  • quantum mechanics;
  • angular momentum

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to the Theory of Groups

  • Lie Groups and Lie Algebras

  • Unitary Symmetries

  • Topological Properties

  • Background and Further Reading