1. Not finding help here? Sign up for a free 30min 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!

Relation between symmetry, charges and one-particle states

  1. Mar 5, 2007 #1
    I recently saw an author make the following statement:
    If the symmetry leaves the 1-particle states invariant then its associated charge Q acts on the 1-particle states |p> such that Q|p> = 0
    This statement is nontrivial to me, so if anybody could show me how it works please let me know.
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 6, 2007 #2
    Figured this out myself already, so no reply needed.
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?