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Syllabus of the course: Symmetries and Group Theory


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CodeΦ-660
TypeB
ECTS5
Hours4
SemesterWinter
InstructorN. Tsamis
Program....
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Goal of the courseThe course is intended for graduate students as well as for undergraduates with the proper background. The basic aim of the course is to present the role of symmetries and groups in theories of fundamental interactions.
SyllabusGroup Theory. Group Representations Theory. Connection between Groups and Symmetries. The Groups SU(2) and SU(3). Lie Groups. Global, Local and Discrete Symmetries in fundamental interactions.
Bibliography«Lie Algebras in Particle Physics» - Howard Georgi, Westview Press «Quantum Field Theory – Volume 1» - Steven Weinberg, Cambridge University Press.

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