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"A remarkably intelligible survey . . . good geared up, well written and intensely transparent throughout." — Mathematical Reviews
This very good textual content, lengthy one of the best-written, so much skillful expositions of crew conception and its actual purposes, is directed essentially to complicated undergraduate and graduate scholars in physics, in particular quantum physics. No wisdom of crew idea is believed, however the reader is anticipated to be conversant in quantum mechanics. And whereas a lot of the e-book issues thought, readers will however discover a huge variety of actual purposes within the fields of crystallography, molecular thought, and atomic and nuclear physics.
The first seven chapters of the booklet are considering finite teams, targeting the vital role of the symmetric staff. This part concludes with a bankruptcy facing the matter of deciding on staff characters, because it discusses younger tableaux, Yamanouchi symbols, and the tactic of Hund. the rest 5 chapters talk about non-stop teams, fairly Lie teams, with the ultimate bankruptcy dedicated to the ray illustration of Lie teams. the writer, Professor Emeritus of Physics on the college of Minnesota, has incorporated a beneficiant choice of difficulties. they're inserted through the textual content on the position the place they obviously come up, making the booklet perfect for self-study in addition to for school room assignment..
"A very welcome boost to [the] literature. . . . i might warmly suggest the e-book to all severe scholars of team conception as utilized to Physics." — Contemporary Physics.

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