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The Role of Spectrum Generating Algebras and Dynamic Symmetries in Molecular Physics

  • F. Iachello

Abstract

The use of spectrum generating algebras and dynamic symmetries in molecular physics is reviewed. The special role played by the algebra of SO(4) both in rotation-vibration and electronic spectra is emphasized. Examples are presented.

Keywords

Matrix Element Diatomic Molecule Algebraic Theory Polyatomic Molecule Casimir Operator 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Iachello
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  1. 1.Center for Theoretical PhysicsYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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