WS 2014 SS 2014
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Department of Physics
open chemistry
KVL / Klausuren / MAP 1st HS: 14.10  2nd HS: 09.12 17.02  begin SS: 12.04

4020135102 Group Theory in Physics  VVZ 

Mon 13-15
weekly ZGW 6 2'07 (36) Matthias Staudacher
Thu 13-14
weekly ZGW 6 2'07 (36)
Thu 14-15
weekly ZGW 6 2'07 (36) Matthias Staudacher

Digital- & Präsenz-basierter Kurs

see structure/topics/content
Linear algebra; some knowledge of quantum mechanics is useful, but not absolutely necessary.
Structure / topics / contents
structure of groups; finite groups; Lie groups; representations of groups; group theory and quantum mechanics; applications in molecular and solid state physics; Lie algebras; three-dimensional rotation groups; semi-simple complex Lie algebras; semi-simple real Lie algebras; classical groups and Lie algebras: su(n), so(n), sp(2n); representation theory of Lie algebras; roots and weights; Dynkin diagrams; Young diagrams; characters; classification of Lie algebras; exceptional algebras; Lorentz, Poincaré, and conformal algebras and groups; applications in the theory of elementary particles and in quantum field theory; Lie superalgebras and supergroups; infinite-dimensional Lie algebras.
Assigned modules
P22.2 P22
Amount, credit points; Exam / major course assessment
3 SWS, 5 SP/ECTS (Arbeitsanteil im Modul für diese Lehrveranstaltung, nicht verbindlich)
Written exam
The lecture will probably be held in English.
Prof. Dr. Matthias Staudacher, Raum 2.04, IRIS-Haus (Zum Großen Windkanal 6)
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