Groups and Representations - Material for the year 2020-2021

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External Lecturer(s): 
Andre Lukas
Course Term: 
Course Weight: 
1.50 unit(s)

Assessment type:

Course Overview: 

24 lectures.
Areas: PT, CMT, Astro.
Link to submit your homework:
Thomas Harvey's class:
Filippo Revello's class:
Thomas Zielinski's class:
Deadlines: Friday, 12 noon in weeks 3, 5 and 7.

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.

Reading List: