# Book:Harry J. Lipkin/Lie Groups for Pedestrians/Second Edition

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## Harry J. Lipkin:

## Harry J. Lipkin: *Lie Groups for Pedestrians, 2nd ed.*

Published $1966$, **Dover Publications**

- ISBN 0-486-45326-X.

### Subject Matter

### Contents

- Preface to First Edition
- Preface to Second Edition

- Chapter 1 Introduction

- Chapter 2 Isospin. A Simple Example

- Chapter 3 The Group $\SU 3$ and its Application to Elementary Particles

- Chapter 4 The Three-Dimensional Harmonic Oscillator

- Chapter 5 Algebras of Operators which Change the Number of Particles

- Chapter 6 Permutations, Bookkeeping and Young Diagrams

- Chapter 7 The Groups $\SU 4$, $\SU 6$ and $\SU {12}$, an Introduction to Groups of Higher Rank

- Appendixes
- A. Construction of the $\SU 3$ multiplets by combining sakaton triplets
- B. Calculations of $\SU 3$ using an $\SU 2$ subgroup: $U$-spin
- C. Experimental predictions from the octet model of unitary symmetry
- D. Phases, a perennial headache

- Bibliography

- Subject Index