I'm having trouble grasping what an irreducible representation is. Can someone explain what this is through an example using SU(2) and/or SO(3) w/o invoking the use of characteristic? Like I'm reading a bunch of stuff but I'm not catching the significance of any of it. ...Imagine you were explaining to a physics student (not so interested in the math, so much what information it gives you). :)(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# A question on irreducible representation

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