5 edition of **The theory of spinors.** found in the catalog.

The theory of spinors.

Elie Cartan

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Published
**1967**
by M.I.T. Press in Cambridge, Mass
.

Written in English

- Spinor analysis.,
- Geometry, Riemannian.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Foreword by Raymond Streater. |

Contributions | Mercier, André, ed. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA433 .C2813 1967 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 157 p. |

Number of Pages | 157 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5996317M |

LC Control Number | 66028556 |

The second part is devoted to the theory of spinors in spaces of any number of dimensions, and particularly in the space of special relativity (Minkowski space). While the basic orientation of the book as a whole is mathematical, physicists will be especially interested in the final chapters treating the applications of spinors in the rotation Author: Élie Cartan. As is well known, spinors and representations are both widely used in the theory of elementary particles. The authors present the origin of spinors from representation theory, but nevertheless apply the theory of spinors to general relativity theory, and part of the book Brand: Moshe Carmeli; Shimon Malin.

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This item: The Theory of Spinors (Dover Books on Mathematics) by Élie Cartan Paperback $ The Absolute Differential Calculus (Calculus of Tensors) (Dover Books on Mathematics) by Tullio Levi-Civita Paperback $ The Concept of a Riemann Surface (Dover Books on Mathematics) by Hermann Weyl Paperback $Cited by: Although written in the early 20th century, this short text on spinors actually contains a great background for some of the fundamental concepts needed to understand Quantum Mechanics (the Dirac equation in particular) and Loop Quantum Gravity.

And, unlike most textbooks, it's less than $10 (paperback)/5(15). Although written in the early 20th century, this short text on spinors actually contains a great background for some of the fundamental concepts needed to understand Quantum Mechanics (the Dirac equation in particular) and Loop Quantum Gravity.

And, unlike most textbooks, it's less than $10 (paperback)/5. As is well known, spinors and representations are both widely used in the theory of elementary authors present the origin of spinors from representation theory, but nevertheless apply the theory of spinors to general relativity theory, and part of the book is devoted to curved space-time on lectures given at Ben Cited by: Describes orthgonal and related Lie groups, using real or complex parameters and indefinite metrics.

Develops theory of spinors by giving a purely geometric definition of these mathematical. The Theory of Spinors Elie Cartan. We have Weyl, Pauli, Dirac and Cartan to thank for our modern theory of groups in physics. This book published in has none of the later Lie algebra representations of the Cartan generalization The theory of spinors.

book groups and thus, like Weyl's similar book may deceive the reader into thinking. Compra verificada Although written in the early 20th century, this short text on spinors actually contains a great background for some of the fundamental concepts needed to understand Quantum Mechanics (the Dirac equation in particular) and Loop Quantum Gravity.

And, unlike most textbooks, it's less than $10 (paperback)/5(12). This book contains a systematic exposition of the theory of spinors in finite-dimensional Euclidean and Riemannian spaces.

The applications of spinors in field theory and relativistic mechanics of continuous media are considered.

Spinors were originally introduced by the French mathematician Élie Cartan in (and subsequently greatly expanded upon by Hermann Weyl, Richard Brauer and Oswald Veblen). Unfortunately, Cartan’s bookThe Theory of Spinorsis quite formal and of little use to the undergraduate (I still find it incomprehensible).

28In the literature spinor concept has been introduced independently and in terms of conﬂicting conventions nonrelativistic quantum mechanics on the one hand and in the relativistic theory on the.

The Theory of Spinors. Book Title:The Theory of Spinors. Describes orthgonal and related Lie groups, using real or complex parameters and indefinite metrics. Develops theory of spinors by giving a purely geometric definition of these mathematical entities.

Covers generalities on the group of rotations in ndimensional space, the theory of. This book is a revised and updated version of the original Russian edition “Theory of Spinors and its Application in Physics and Mechanics” published by Izdatel'stvo Nauka, Moscow, Russia, Topics.

Mathematical Methods in Physics. The second part is devoted to the theory of spinors in spaces of any number of dimensions, and particularly in the space of special relativity (Minkowski space).

While the basic orientation of the book as a whole is mathematical, physicists will be especially interested in the final chapters treating the applications of spinors in the rotation /5(14).

The second part is devoted to the theory of spinors in spaces of any number of dimensions, and particularly in the space of special relativity (Minkowski space).

While the basic orientation of the book as a whole is mathematical, physicists will be especially interested in the final chapters treating the applications of spinors in the rotation /5(12). The Algebraic Theory of Spinors and Clifford Algebras: Collected Works - Claude Chevalley - Google Books InClaude Chevalley expressed three specific wishes with.

The book is divided into two parts. The first is devoted to generalities on the group of rotations in n -dimensional space and on the linear representations of groups, and to the theory of spinors in three-dimensional space/5(12). The book is divided into two parts. The first is devoted to generalities on the group of rotations in n -dimensional space and on the linear representations of groups, and to the theory of spinors in three-dimensional space.

The Theory of Spinors book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The French mathematician Élie Cartan (–) was one of the foun /5. A few research workers such as Fueter realised the power of this algebraic scheme, but the subject only began to be appreciated more widely after the publication of Chevalley's book, 'The Algebraic Theory of Spinors' inand of Marcel Riesz' Maryland Lectures in This is an excellent text book on the theory of spinors.

I would recommend it to anyone who is studying or working in the field of physics/5(3). The book is divided into two parts. The first is devoted to generalities on the group of rotations in n-dimensional space and on the linear representations of groups, and to the theory of spinors in three-dimensional space.

Finally, the linear representations of the group of rotations in that space (of particular importance to quantum mechanics Brand: Dover Publications.The theory of spinors and the methods of the tensor representation of spinors and spinor equations are thoroughly expounded in four-dimensional and three-dimensional spaces.

Very useful and important relations are derived that express the derivatives of the spinor fields in terms of the derivatives of various Jean Hladik - Google Books.The constructions given above, in terms of Clifford algebra or representation theory, can be thought of as defining spinors as geometric objects in zero-dimensional space-time.

To obtain the spinors of physics, such as the Dirac spinor, one extends the construction to obtain a spin structure on 4-dimensional space-time (Minkowski space).