Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 238–252 | Cite as

Invariant tensors inSU (3)

  • P. Dittner


The construction of independentSU (3) tensors out of octets of fields is considered by investigating numerically invariantSU (3) tensors. A method of obtaining independent sets of these to any rank is discussed and also independent sets are explicitly displayed up to fifth rank. It is shown that this approach allows us to obtain relations among the invariant tensors, and useful new identities involving thed ijk andf ijk tensors are exhibited.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Dittner
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsQueen Mary CollegeLondonU.K.

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