Physical group theory and Euclidean space

  • Herwin Venables
Session VIII — Geometrical Methods in Quantum Mechanics and Field Theory
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 180)


An outline is given of the considerations involved in using group elements in place of Euclidean space.


Euclidean Space Group Element Newtonian Mechanic Kepler Problem Hydrogen Nucleus 


  1. Gilmore, R. Lie Groups, Lie Algebras, and some of Their Applications, p.248. New York, John Wiley and Sons, 1974.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Herwin Venables
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  1. 1.Portsmouth PolytechnicEngland

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