Accession Number : AD0481528

Title :   GROUP THEORY AND THE CLASSIFICATION OF THE ELEMENTARY PARTICLES,

Corporate Author : DUKE UNIV DURHAM NC DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Biedenharn, L. C.

Report Date : 15 DEC 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 93

Abstract : Contents: Isospin as the Model. Variations on the Theme of Angular Momentum; SU (Sub 3) Treated by the Pattern Calculus -- Weyl dimension formula, An elementary view of the Casimir invariants, Symmetries of the weight diagrams, I spin, U spin, V spin, and Conjugation - the operator R; The Gell-Mann-NE'Emann Eightfold Way -- The Gell-Mann-Okubo mass formula, Omega-phi mixing, Electromagnetic effects, and The mass formula-re-visited, Combining of Multiplets -- The Direct Product; Some Further Applications to SU (Sub 3); Extension of the Eightfold Way; SU (Sub 6) -- SU (Sub 6) techniques, Assignments of multiplets, The state vectors for the baryon SU (Sub 6) multiplet '56', Tuark spin operators, Magnetic moments of the baryons, Magnetic moments and transition moments for the boson multiplet '35', Mass formulae in SU (Sub 6), and The F/D ratio in the Yukawa coupling of mesons to baryons.

Descriptors :   (*QUANTUM THEORY, GROUPS(MATHEMATICS)), (*ELEMENTARY PARTICLES, CLASSIFICATION), (*NUCLEAR SPINS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), OPERATORS(MATHEMATICS), MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), BOSONS, NEUTRONS, PROTONS, MESONS, BARYONS, NUCLEAR RADIATION SPECTROSCOPY.

Subject Categories : Nuclear Physics & Elementary Particle Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE