1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Lie algebra for particle physics

  1. Aug 12, 2016 #1
    Hello! I am sorry that this questions is not actually directly related to physics, but, can anyone recommend me a good book about abstract algebra (basically lie algebra, representation theory etc.) used in physics? I have tried for a long time to find something online but I haven't find a satisfactory one (some of them present the theory from a mathematical point of view, without physical implications, and the ones that present the theory from a physical point of view, skip some steps or definitions that I need to look for in other books in order to get the ideas behind). I would like a book to start with basic concepts, but from a physics point of view (by this I mean, I am not that much interested in the proof of theorems, as I am in seeing how you can apply the theory to particle physics). Thank you and sorry again.
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 13, 2016 #2


    User Avatar
    Science Advisor

    Georgi's book meets your demands.
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?
Draft saved Draft deleted