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Lecture Topic : (Math Physics) PHYSICS and LIE THEORY (M1, Georgi)

Prerequisites : Quantum Mechanics (Sen. M1); Special Relativity (Jun, Sen); Group Theory (Sen, M1); Classical Mechanics (Sen, M1);

Recommended Text(s) :

“Lie Algebras in Particle Physics : From Isospin to Unified Theories”, 2nd Edn., Howard Georgi, Perseus, 1999.

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Lectures and Links :


Lecture 1  (link)

Ch.1   Finite Groups

Ch.2   Lie Groups


Lecture 2  (link)

Ch.3   SU(2)

Ch.4   Tensor Operators


Lecture 3  (link)

Ch.5   Isospin

Ch.6   Roots and Weights


Lecture 4  (link)

Ch.7   SU(3)

Ch.8   Simple Roots


Lecture 5  (link)

Ch.9   More SU(3)

Ch.10   Tensor Methods


Lecture 6  (link)

Ch.11   Hypercharge and Strangeness

Ch.12   Young Tableaux


Lecture 7  (link)

Ch.13   SU(N)

Ch.14   3D Harmonic Oscillator


Lecture 8  (link)

Ch.15   SU(6) and the Quark Model

Ch.16   Color


Lecture 9  (link)

Ch.17   Constituent Quarks

Ch.18   Unified Theories and SU(5)


Lecture 10  (link)

Ch.19   The Classical Groups

Ch.20   The ClassificationTheorem


Lecture 11  (link)

Ch.21   SO(2N+1) and Spinors

Ch.22   SO(2N+2) Spinors


Lecture 12  (link)

Ch.23   SU(N) as Subset of SO(2N)

Ch.24   SO(10)


Lecture 13  (link)

Ch.25   Automorphisms

Ch.26   Sp(2N)


Lecture 14  (link)

Ch.27   Odds and Ends

Ch.28   Epilogue


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