Why generator matrices of a compact Lie algebra are Hermitian?I know that generators of adjoint representation are Hermitian,but how about the general representaion of Lie groups?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Why the generator operators of a compact Lie algebra are Hermitian?

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