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Angular momentum and group representation

  1. Dec 21, 2009 #1
    I heard that angular momentum operators and their eigenvectors are realted to SO(3) or SU(2)
    group. Does anyone know a good textbook which explain the connection between how group theory and quantum mechanics (especially angualr momentum). I'm intrested rather in books which emphasizes mathematical aspects and are quite precise in this matter.
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    I think the two old books by Rose and Edmonds are still the best for this.
    I don't remember their exact titles but they have "angular momentum" in them.
  4. Dec 21, 2009 #3

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  5. Dec 22, 2009 #4


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    Check out the book by Fonda and Ghirardi: "Symmetry Principles in Quantum Physics".
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