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As an example of the application of these transformations let us derive an equation from (2:1) and (2:2) and then transform it to obtain new equations. From (2:2a) one obtains by dividing by dV \w)T or T p \w)T p itm Τ^ T\bVJT = p_5\ \iV)T' (2:4a) (2:4b) 40 II. GROUPS Now considering F as a function of T and V we have from (2:2c) %=-S %=-P. , in (2:4) we get from this equation the following seven equations. >P)T ~~ \bTjP S+S\T>V)a B. [iSjy v v\7>s)v~\bv)a P^ P\7>TJP \7>PJT The Dirac Equation Let us consider the motion of a point particle of rest mass m0 according to the laws of classical special relativity theory.
2:10) If we let φ be a function of x, y, z, and t such that the y's (or a's) can operate on it, then the equation Ηφ = ίη Μ> (2:11) in which p is replaced in H by —ihV, is called the Dirac equation. Actually, a little more is required of the y's for this to be the Dirac equation, but these additional restrictions will be discussed later. As is well known, the Dirac equation (2:11) is the special relativistic wave equation describing the motion of a free electron, and φ is the electronic wave function.
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Applications of Finite Groups by J. S. Lomont (Auth.)