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Polarization symmetries of relativistic wave equations

Abstract

Generators of the group invariance of polarization origin U(2s + 1) are constructed for relativistic wave equations (RWE), where s is the particle spin. Particular cases of the vector (mass) and Dirac fields are examined.

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Translated from Izvestiya Vysshikh Uchebnykh Zavedenii, Fizika, No. 11, pp. 74–77 November, 1982.

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Strazhev, V.I., Shkol'nikov, P.L. Polarization symmetries of relativistic wave equations. Soviet Physics Journal 25, 1040–1043 (1982). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00891905

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Keywords

  • Wave Equation
  • Group Invariance
  • Particle Spin
  • Relativistic Wave
  • Relativistic Wave Equation