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How do you read Clebsch-Gordon tables?

  1. Dec 16, 2008 #1
    I have a particle physics assignment due and I am confused as how to read this table. Any help is greatly appreciated
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  4. Dec 17, 2008 #3

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    I also had difficulty with the tables the first time through. Unfortunately, it doesn't really lend itself to online explanation: "this thing here, goes here, and that thing there goes there, and ..."

    What you might try is to get some angular momentum decompositions already worked out - 1 + 1 = 1 is a particularly good one - and then try to match terms with the table of C-G coefficients. It's easier to see how this works when going "the other way".
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