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Symplectic fibrations and multiplicity diagrams

Author: Victor Guillemin; Eugene Lerman; Shlomo Sternberg
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Multiplicity diagrams can be viewed as schemes for describing the phenomenon of 'symmetry breaking' in quantum physics. The authors take a novel approach, using the techniques of symplectic geometry,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Guillemin; Eugene Lerman; Shlomo Sternberg
ISBN: 0521443237 9780521443234
OCLC Number: 467556726
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 215-219. Index.
Description: XIV-222 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Symplectic fibrations; 2. Examples of symplectic fibrations: the coadjoint orbit hierarchy; 3. Duistermaat-Heckman polynomials; 4. Symplectic fibrations and multiplicity diagrams; 5. Computations with orbits; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Victor Guillemin ... Eugène Lerman ... Shlomo Sternberg ...
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'The authors take a novel approach, using the techniques of symplectic geometry. They develop in detail some themes that were touched on in Symplectic Techniques in Physics (Guillemin and Sternberg, Read more...

 
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