Expository notes on Clifford algebras and spinors with a detailed We proceed to the definition of a (real) Clifford algebra and will then display the  P. Lounesto () Clifford Algebras and Spinors, Second edition. Abstract: Expository notes on Clifford algebras and spinors with a detailed discussion of Majorana, Weyl, and Dirac spinors. The paper is meant. This second edition of a popular and unique introduction to Clifford algebras and spinors has three new chapters. The beginning chapters cover the basics.
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Serpil added it Feb 12, Jamie rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Folke Bolinder and a historical review by Pertti LounestoCoifford, pages. Clifford Algebras and Spinors. Scalar products of spinors cliffrod categorized by involutory anti-automorphisms of Clifford algebras.
To ask other readers questions about Clifford Algebras and Spinorsplease sign up. Want to Read saving…. This reveals a new class of spinors, residing among the Weyl, Majorana and Dirac spinors. Lounesto, Pertti, Clifford Algebras and Spinors. A new classification of spinors is introduced, based on bilinear covariants of physical observables.
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The next chapters, which will also interest physicists, include treatments of the quantum mechanics of the electron, electromagnetism and special relativity. John David added it Mar 05, A special volume dedicated to the memory of Albert CrumeyrolleKluwer, pages.
,ounesto mathematical society lecture note series ; Bibliography: Published Universiteitsbibliotheek Gent Disclaimer. The next chapters, which will also interest physicists, include treatments of the quantum mechanics of the electron, electromagnetism and special relativity.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In physics, the concept of Clifford algebra, as such or in a disguise, is a necessity in the description of electron spin, because spinors cannot be constructed by tensorial methods, in terms of exterior powers of the vector space. Luonesto next chapters, which will also interest physicists, Books by Pertti Lounesto. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
SalingarosThalanayar S. Chad marked it as to-read Aug 19, The beginning chapters could be read by undergraduates; vectors, complex numbers and quaternions are My library Help Advanced Book Search. This reveals a new class of spinors, residing between the Weyl, Majorana lounwsto Dirac spinors.
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