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Poincare transformation

  1. Apr 1, 2013 #1
    Dear all,

    Poincare transformation construct a group, better to say noncompact Lie group. I want to prove this fact but I don't know how...; I mean the general characteristics- associativity, closure, identity element and inversion element.
    I would appreciate it if anyone could help me or guide me to references in this topic.
    So thanks in advance,

    Best,
    Saeede
     
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  3. Apr 2, 2013 #2

    tom.stoer

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    What about - as a first step - a proof of the Poincare Algebra?
     
  4. Apr 2, 2013 #3
    Well I found how to prove it; That was so simpler than what I really thought! By the way I'm so thankful for your attention Tom. I will go for the Poincare algebra as the next step!
     
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