Internal Symmetries of the Strong Interaction and the Quark Model
We now turn our attention to the internal symmetries of the hadrons. In Chap. 15 we have already met the isospin. In this chapter we want to have a closer look at the SU(3) flavor group of Gell-Mann and Ne’eman. To this end, we must familiarize ourselves with the mathematical properties of the SU(3) group.
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