Groups and Representations - Material for the year 2019-2020

2019-2020
External Lecturer(s): 
Andre Lukas
Course Term: 
Michaelmas
Course Weight: 
1.50 unit(s)

Assessment type:

Course Overview: 

24 lectures.
Areas: PT, CMT, Astro.
Please use this page to submit your homework for the Groups and Representation classes via the assignments tab.
Visiting and Short Option Students Only: Please e-mail your work to your TA/Tutor by the required deadline, copying in mmathphys@maths.ox.ac.uk
Please may you also submit a hard copy of your work to Hannah Tillim at the Clarendon Physics Reception or Mohamed Elmi via the hand in area at Maths, depending on who your tutor is, by the stated deadline.

Course Synopsis: 

Basics on groups, representations, Schur's Lemma, representations of infinite groups, Lie groups,
Lie algebras, Lorentz and Poincare groups, SU(n), SO(n), spinor representations, roots, classification of
simple Lie algebras, weights, representations and Dynkin formalism.