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#1
Dec2212, 12:11 AM

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It is often stated that the Kronecker delta and the LeviCivita epsilon are the only (irreducible) invariant tensors under the Lorentz transformation. While it is fairly easy to prove that the two tensors are indeed invariant wrt Lorentz transformation, I have not seen a proof that there aren't any more such tensors.
So, my question is, how to find all invariant tensors under some (linear) transformation? Is there a general procedure for this? Thanks 


#2
Dec2912, 08:40 AM

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If an object is a full tensor, then it should be invariant under any linear transformation, shouldn't it?



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Dec2912, 09:16 AM

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Tensors as per definition are invariant objects, I guess the OP asked about tensor components in the canonical basis.



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