Computer Algebra and Geometric Algebra with Applications

3. Averaging. on. Spin(3). and. SO(3). The already mentioned group of unit quaternions is isomorphic to the three–sphere S3. The latter, in turn, ... To remain consistent everything in the following will be denoted in terms of Spin(3).

Author: Hongbo Li

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783540321194

Category: Computers

Page: 449

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MathematicsMechanization consistsoftheory,softwareandapplicationofc- puterized mathematical activities such as computing, reasoning and discovering. ItsuniquefeaturecanbesuccinctlydescribedasAAA(Algebraization,Algori- mization, Application). The name “Mathematics Mechanization” has its origin in the work of Hao Wang (1960s), one of the pioneers in using computers to do research in mathematics, particularly in automated theorem proving. Since the 1970s, this research direction has been actively pursued and extensively dev- oped by Prof. Wen-tsun Wu and his followers. It di?ers from the closely related disciplines like Computer Mathematics, Symbolic Computation and Automated Reasoning in that its goal is to make algorithmic studies and applications of mathematics the major trend of mathematics development in the information age. The International Workshop on Mathematics Mechanization (IWMM) was initiated by Prof. Wu in 1992, and has ever since been held by the Key L- oratory of Mathematics Mechanization (KLMM) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. There have been seven workshops of the series up to now. At each workshop, several experts are invited to deliver plenary lectures on cutting-edge methods and algorithms of the selected theme. The workshop is also a forum for people working on related subjects to meet, collaborate and exchange ideas.

Path Integrals and Anomalies in Curved Space

This introduces supergravity, because the only consistent interactions for spin 3 2 with other fields are the interactions of supergravity models. Earlier models, with spin 3 2 only coupled to spin 1, turned out to be inconsistent or ...

Author: Fiorenzo Bastianelli

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139456845

Category: Science


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Path integrals provide a powerful method for describing quantum phenomena. This book introduces the quantum mechanics of particles that move in curved space by employing path integrals and then using them to compute anomalies in quantum field theories. The authors start by deriving path integrals for particles moving in curved space and their supersymmetric generalizations. They then discuss the regularization schemes essential to constructing and computing these path integrals. This topic is used to introduce regularization and renormalization in quantum field theories in a wider context. These methods are then applied to discuss and calculate anomalies in quantum field theory. Such anomalies provide enormous constraints in the search for physical theories of elementary particles, quantum gravity and string theories. An advanced text for researchers and graduate students of quantum field theory and string theory, the first part is also a stand-alone introduction to path integrals in quantum mechanics.

Geometric Multivector Analysis

torus, (e'" ; t e R} for Spin(3). Using the isomorphism from Proposition 5.4.7, we have e12 = (js, ja) and e34 - (-ja, ja), and thus e”“12t"*** - (e"Ja, e”), where t = 91 – 92, to — 01 - 92. The importance of the maximal torus T C ...

Author: Andreas Rosén

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030314118

Category: Mathematics

Page: 465

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This book presents a step-by-step guide to the basic theory of multivectors and spinors, with a focus on conveying to the reader the geometric understanding of these abstract objects. Following in the footsteps of M. Riesz and L. Ahlfors, the book also explains how Clifford algebra offers the ideal tool for studying spacetime isometries and Möbius maps in arbitrary dimensions. The book carefully develops the basic calculus of multivector fields and differential forms, and highlights novelties in the treatment of, e.g., pullbacks and Stokes’s theorem as compared to standard literature. It touches on recent research areas in analysis and explains how the function spaces of multivector fields are split into complementary subspaces by the natural first-order differential operators, e.g., Hodge splittings and Hardy splittings. Much of the analysis is done on bounded domains in Euclidean space, with a focus on analysis at the boundary. The book also includes a derivation of new Dirac integral equations for solving Maxwell scattering problems, which hold promise for future numerical applications. The last section presents down-to-earth proofs of index theorems for Dirac operators on compact manifolds, one of the most celebrated achievements of 20th-century mathematics. The book is primarily intended for graduate and PhD students of mathematics. It is also recommended for more advanced undergraduate students, as well as researchers in mathematics interested in an introduction to geometric analysis.

Lie Groups

For V = R' with the negative definite quadratic form, we have seen that C(3) = Hè H and that C+(3) = H. From the preceding analysis, we may explicitly ... The spin group is the subgroup: (5.1.4) Spin(V) := {r e T" (V, Q) | N(r) = 1}.

Author: Claudio Procesi

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387289298

Category: Mathematics

Page: 604

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Lie groups has been an increasing area of focus and rich research since the middle of the 20th century. In Lie Groups: An Approach through Invariants and Representations, the author's masterful approach gives the reader a comprehensive treatment of the classical Lie groups along with an extensive introduction to a wide range of topics associated with Lie groups: symmetric functions, theory of algebraic forms, Lie algebras, tensor algebra and symmetry, semisimple Lie algebras, algebraic groups, group representations, invariants, Hilbert theory, and binary forms with fields ranging from pure algebra to functional analysis. By covering sufficient background material, the book is made accessible to a reader with a relatively modest mathematical background. Historical information, examples, exercises are all woven into the text. This unique exposition is suitable for a broad audience, including advanced undergraduates, graduates, mathematicians in a variety of areas from pure algebra to functional analysis and mathematical physics.

Clifford Algebras with Numeric and Symbolic Computations

37, ll: 2-3, p. 38, Il. 22-23 [see also p. 27, ll. 4-5]. Although the two-fold covers Spin(n) = Spin(n,0) < Spin(0, n), n > 3, and Spin +(n - 1,1) = Spini (1, n - 1), n > 4, are simply connected, Spin (3, 3) is not simply connected, ...

Author: Rafal Ablamowicz

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781461581574

Category: Mathematics

Page: 340

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This edited survey book consists of 20 chapters showing application of Clifford algebra in quantum mechanics, field theory, spinor calculations, projective geometry, Hypercomplex algebra, function theory and crystallography. Many examples of computations performed with a variety of readily available software programs are presented in detail.

Advances in Topological Quantum Field Theory

We define two invariants of spin and complex spin 3-manifolds and we show that two spin 3-manifolds are related by a finite sequence of spin Borromean surgeries if and only if they have the same invariant. We show that the corresponding ...

Author: John M. Bryden

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402027703

Category: Mathematics

Page: 354

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SPIN 3 Student Book

A three-level course that takes students on an adventure in English language learning as they discover the sights and sounds of National Geographic.

Author: Alcott

Publisher: Cengage Learning Emea

ISBN: 1408061058

Category: English language

Page: 250

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SPiN is a new three-level course that takes students on an adventure in English language learning as they discover the sights and sounds of National Geographic. Supported by original animation, students learn English through the presentation of fascinating and age-appropriate world facts. Available in print, image and electronic format and as an eBook featuring DVD videos. SPiN allows you to teach English in a meaningful way that promotes world knowledge, cultural sensitivity and concern for the planet.

Symmetry and Electromagnetic Interaction of Fields with Multi spin

The Dirac-Kahler fields with multispin 0, L, and Eqs. (4.68) for particles with multispin 1/2, 3/2 represent ... Spin 3/2 quarks have already been considered in the literature (see, e. g., [212]); even quarks with multispin 1/2, 3/2 ...

Author: Sergey Kruglov

Publisher: Nova Publishers

ISBN: 1560728809

Category: Science

Page: 216

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This book deals with fields which possess different spins so, that there is an additional internal symmetry of such schemes. The main feature of theories with multi-spin is that transformations of the Lorentz and internal symmetry groups do not commute each other. So, parameters of the group are tensors but not scalars as in the more common-gauge theories. This kind of symmetry is also different from supersymmetry where group parameters are not scalars. The difference is that in this case the algebra of generators of the symmetry is closed without adding the generators of the Poincaré group. Consideration of schemes of fields with multi-spin possess some attractive features and avoid some difficulties but the price of this is the presence of the indefinite metric. It should be noted that some quantum theories of gravity also require the introduction of an indefinite metric. The localisation of parameters of the internal symmetry group leads to the gauge fields and field interactions. In Part II solutions are found for equations for particles with different spins in external classical and quantified electromagnetic fields, as well as the interaction of fields with multi-spin with external electromagnetic fields of different configurations.

An Introduction to Clifford Algebras and Spinors

The essential fact here is that the group SU(2) is isomorphic to the group Spin(3) = Spin(3,0). From the isomorphism SU(2) ≃ Spin(3), we conclude that C2 is the representation space of the group Spin(3). Hence, a Pauli spinor is an ...

Author: Roldao Da Rocha, Jr.

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198782926


Page: 256

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This text explores how Clifford algebras and spinors have been sparking a collaboration and bridging a gap between Physics and Mathematics. This collaboration has been the consequence of a growing awareness of the importance of algebraic and geometric properties in many physical phenomena, and of the discovery of common ground through various touch points: relating Clifford algebras and the arising geometry to so-called spinors, and to their three definitions (both from the mathematical and physical viewpoint). The main point of contact are the representations of Clifford algebras and the periodicity theorems. Clifford algebras also constitute a highly intuitive formalism, having an intimate relationship to quantum field theory. The text strives to seamlessly combine these various viewpoints and is devoted to a wider audience of both physicists and mathematicians. Among the existing approaches to Clifford algebras and spinors this book is unique in that it provides a didactical presentation of the topic and is accessible to both students and researchers. It emphasizes the formal character and the deep algebraic and geometric completeness, and merges them with the physical applications. The style is clear and precise, but not pedantic. The sole pre-requisites is a course in Linear Algebra which most students of Physics, Mathematics or Engineering will have covered as part of their undergraduate studies.

Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics

Table 4.2 The symmetries of the states resulting from the combination of three spin 1/2 J1⁄43/2 S J1⁄41/2 M,A J1⁄41/2 M,S 1ffiffi 6 p ("#þ#")#À ffiffi 2 3 q ""# À 1ffiffi 6 p ("#þ#")"À ffiffi 2 3 q ##" Jz """ 1ffiffi3p(""#þ"#"þ#"") ...

Author: Alessandro Bettini

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139472550

Category: Science


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The Standard Model is the most comprehensive physical theory ever developed. This textbook conveys the basic elements of the Standard Model using elementary concepts, without the theoretical rigor found in most other texts on this subject. It contains examples of basic experiments, allowing readers to see how measurements and theory interplay in the development of physics. The author examines leptons, hadrons and quarks, before presenting the dynamics and the surprising properties of the charges of the different forces. The textbook concludes with a brief discussion on the discoveries of physics beyond the Standard Model, and its connections with cosmology. Quantitative examples are given, and the reader is guided through the necessary calculations. Each chapter ends in the exercises, and solutions to some problems are included in the book. Complete solutions are available to instructors at


We have considered alternating spin - 3 / 2 / spin - 1 ( hereafter denoted ( 3/2 , 1 ) ) , spin - 3 / 2 / spin - 1 / 2 ( denoted ( 3/2 , 1/2 ) ) , and spin - 1 / spin - 1 / 2 ( denoted ( 1 , 1/2 ) ) chains with open boundary condition ...

Author: Joel S. Miller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527304290

Category: Science

Page: 485

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Reflecting contemporary knowledge, this open series of volumes provides a much-needed comprehensive overview of this growing interdisciplinary field. Topical reviews written by foremost scientists explain the trends and latest advances in a clear and detailed way. By maintaining the balance between theory and experiment, the book provides a guide for both advanced students and specialists to this research area. It will help evaluate their own experimental observations and serve as a basis for the design.

The Many Faces of the Superworld

The element Q1 commutes with 6 generators in 172/2, ... of Spin(4) acting on the subspace (1234) and with 3 generators of Spin(3) acting on the subspace (567). Hence, the centralizer of Qi seems to be Spin(4) × Spin(3).

Author: M Shifman

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789814493703

Category: Science

Page: 688

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This invaluable volume is dedicated to the memory of Yuri Golfand, one of the discoverers of supersymmetry. Together with his student, he constructed in 1970 the superextension of the Poincaré algebra and obtained the first four-dimensional supersymmetric field theory, a version of supersymmetric QED. Golfand died in 1994 in Israel. Did the pioneers of supersymmetry — Neveu, Schwarz, Ramond, Golfand, Volkov, Wess, Zumino and others — foresee in the early 1970's that they would be opening to us the gates of the superworld? The superworld will become one of the most important components of our understanding of Nature — a component that will stay with us forever. This book is a compilation of the original papers and review articles, devoted to various aspects of supersymmetry, written by the outstanding researchers in the field, theorists whose work shaped the present day theory and continues to make a profound impact on the frontier directions of the current development. A wide range of topics is covered — from subtle results in the superstring theory to supersymmetry-based phenomenology. Most of the articles have been prepared specifically for this volume. The first part of the book consists of the Editor's essay presenting the basic stages of Golfand's life and work, the memoirs of his widow, Mrs N Koretz-Golfand and of his student, Dr E Likhtman. Also included is the article of Prof. M Marinov “Revealing the Path to the Superworld”, outlining the main ideas that paved the way to the discovery of supersymmetry. The historical part of the book concludes with the English translation of the Golfand-Likhtman paper on supersymmetry published in 1972 in the Tamm Memorial Volume. Contents:Part II — The Present: From Symmetry to Supersymmetry (J Wess)Duality Invariant Born-Infeld Theory (D Brace et al.)Bäcklund Transformations in 10D SUSY Yang–Mills Theories (J-L Gervais)Representations of Extended Supersymmetries in Two Dimensions (A M Semikhatov)Supersymmetric Quantum Mechanics from Light Cone Quantization (S Hellerman & J Polchinski)Supersymmetric Index of Three-Dimensional Gauge Theory (E Witten)Vacuum Structure in Supersymmetric Yang–Mills Theories with Any Gauge Group (V G Kac & A V Smilga)The Superworld (N Seiberg)Brane Dynamics and Gauge Theory (D Kutasov)Confining Phase of Three Dimensional Supersymmetric Quantum Electrodynamics (M J Strassler)Z-D Brane Box Models and Non-Chiral Dihedral Quivers (B Feng et al.)Threebranes and Conformal Gauge Theories (I R Klebanov)Extremal Correlators in the AdS/CFT Correspondence (E D'Hoker et al.)Two Outcomes for Two Old (Super-)Problems (S Deser)Anomalies in Supersymmetric Theories (M T Grisaru)Some Properties of Type I′ String Theory (J H Schwarz)Dirac Equations, Light Cone Supersymmetry, and Superconformal Algebras (L Brink & P Ramond)Born-Infeld Action, Supersymmetry, and String Theory (A A Tseytlin)The Freckled Instantons (A Losev et al.)About R-Parity and the Supersymmetric Standard Model (P Fayet)M-Theory and Hypercharge (N D Lambert & P C West)Constraints on Extra Time Dimensions (G Dvali et al.)Higher Spin Gauge Theories: Star-Product and AdS Space (M A Vasiliev)Some Thermodynamical Aspects of String Theory (S A Abel et al.)Logarithmic Unification from Symmetries Enhanced in the Sub-Millimeter Infrared (N Arkani-Hamed et al.)A Toy Model for Supergravity and Superspace (P van Nieuwenhuizen) Readership: Graduate students, researchers and lecturers in theoretical high energy physics and historians of science. Keywords:Discovery of Supersymmetry;Pioneers of Supersymmetry;Golfand;Witten Index;Seiberg Duality;Supersymmetric Anomalies;Supergravity;Superspace

Advanced Concepts in Particle and Field Theory

A.5 Orthogonal and Spin groups We have already encountered the rotation group SO(3), and the Lorentz group SO(1,3). In the general case, the group SO(p,q) is the group of linear transformations of real (p+q)-dimensional VectOrS (x", ...

Author: Tristan Hübsch

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107097483

Category: Science

Page: 575

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An expansive and conceptually unifying textbook of fundamental and theoretical physics, describing elementary particles and their interactions.

Clifford Algebras and Lie Theory

Spin(3) The spin representation A3 has dimension 2, and after choice of basis defines a homomorphism Spin(3) —> U(2). Since Spin(3) is semisimple, the image lies in SU(2), and by dimension count, the resulting map Spin(3) —> SU(2) must ...

Author: Eckhard Meinrenken

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642362163

Category: Mathematics

Page: 321

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This monograph provides an introduction to the theory of Clifford algebras, with an emphasis on its connections with the theory of Lie groups and Lie algebras. The book starts with a detailed presentation of the main results on symmetric bilinear forms and Clifford algebras. It develops the spin groups and the spin representation, culminating in Cartan’s famous triality automorphism for the group Spin(8). The discussion of enveloping algebras includes a presentation of Petracci’s proof of the Poincaré–Birkhoff–Witt theorem. This is followed by discussions of Weil algebras, Chern--Weil theory, the quantum Weil algebra, and the cubic Dirac operator. The applications to Lie theory include Duflo’s theorem for the case of quadratic Lie algebras, multiplets of representations, and Dirac induction. The last part of the book is an account of Kostant’s structure theory of the Clifford algebra over a semisimple Lie algebra. It describes his “Clifford algebra analogue” of the Hopf–Koszul–Samelson theorem, and explains his fascinating conjecture relating the Harish-Chandra projection for Clifford algebras to the principal sl(2) subalgebra. Aside from these beautiful applications, the book will serve as a convenient and up-to-date reference for background material from Clifford theory, relevant for students and researchers in mathematics and physics.

Control Theory and Optimization I

The group of motions in Spin(3) is the group of left and right multiplications by quaternions whose module is equal to one. To imagine S" visually, we use the projections from the center of the standard three-dimensional sphere > -o a' ...

Author: M.I. Zelikin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783662041369

Category: Mathematics

Page: 284

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The only monograph on the topic, this book concerns geometric methods in the theory of differential equations with quadratic right-hand sides, closely related to the calculus of variations and optimal control theory. Based on the author’s lectures, the book is addressed to undergraduate and graduate students, and scientific researchers.

Geometric Algebra Applications Vol I

As an example, let us consider the spin group Spin(3). The traceless Hermitian matrices xσ1 + yσ2 + zσ3 with x,y,z ∈ R represent vectors v = xe1 + ye2 +ze3 ∈ R3. The group of unitary and unimodular matrices ...

Author: Eduardo Bayro-Corrochano

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319748306

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 742

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The goal of the Volume I Geometric Algebra for Computer Vision, Graphics and Neural Computing is to present a unified mathematical treatment of diverse problems in the general domain of artificial intelligence and associated fields using Clifford, or geometric, algebra. Geometric algebra provides a rich and general mathematical framework for Geometric Cybernetics in order to develop solutions, concepts and computer algorithms without losing geometric insight of the problem in question. Current mathematical subjects can be treated in an unified manner without abandoning the mathematical system of geometric algebra for instance: multilinear algebra, projective and affine geometry, calculus on manifolds, Riemann geometry, the representation of Lie algebras and Lie groups using bivector algebras and conformal geometry. By treating a wide spectrum of problems in a common language, this Volume I offers both new insights and new solutions that should be useful to scientists, and engineers working in different areas related with the development and building of intelligent machines. Each chapter is written in accessible terms accompanied by numerous examples, figures and a complementary appendix on Clifford algebras, all to clarify the theory and the crucial aspects of the application of geometric algebra to problems in graphics engineering, image processing, pattern recognition, computer vision, machine learning, neural computing and cognitive systems.

Quaternion and Clifford Fourier Transforms and Wavelets

The complex spin representation of Spin(3) is the homomorphism A3 : Spin(3) — C(2) (A.10) given by restricting an irreducible complex representation of C63,030 to the spinor group Spin(3) C (C630 & C)" (see for example [4] for the ...

Author: Eckhard Hitzer

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783034806039

Category: Mathematics

Page: 338

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Quaternion and Clifford Fourier and wavelet transformations generalize the classical theory to higher dimensions and are becoming increasingly important in diverse areas of mathematics, physics, computer science and engineering. This edited volume presents the state of the art in these hypercomplex transformations. The Clifford algebras unify Hamilton’s quaternions with Grassmann algebra. A Clifford algebra is a complete algebra of a vector space and all its subspaces including the measurement of volumes and dihedral angles between any pair of subspaces. Quaternion and Clifford algebras permit the systematic generalization of many known concepts. This book provides comprehensive insights into current developments and applications including their performance and evaluation. Mathematically, it indicates where further investigation is required. For instance, attention is drawn to the matrix isomorphisms for hypercomplex algebras, which will help readers to see that software implementations are within our grasp. It also contributes to a growing unification of ideas and notation across the expanding field of hypercomplex transforms and wavelets. The first chapter provides a historical background and an overview of the relevant literature, and shows how the contributions that follow relate to each other and to prior work. The book will be a valuable resource for graduate students as well as for scientists and engineers.

Unification of the Fundamental Particle Interactions

photon g- spin 3/2 ME spin 3/2 spin 3/2 photon photon spin 3/2 (#) (–1) spin 3/2 spin 3/2 spin 3/2 spin 2 T spin 2 spin 3/2 photon scattering in N=2 extended supergravity. All infinities are proportional to the energy–momentum tensor ...

Author: S. Ferrara

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781461331711

Category: Science

Page: 727

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This volume constitutes the Proceedings of a Europhysics Study Conference held in Erice, Sicily from March 17 to 24, 1980. The objective of the meeting was to bring together practitioners of two different approaches to the unification of the fundamental par ticle interactions: supersymmetry and supergravity on the one hand, and grand unified gauge theories on the other hand. The hope was that exposure to each others' ideas and problems would at least aid mutual comprehension, and might start people thinking how to develop a synthesis of the two approaches which could avoid their individual shortcomings. It is not clear to us how successful the conference was in achieving these objectives. On the one hand many important ad vances in supersymmetric theories were reported which were primarily of a technical nature, while some interesting attempts to probe the phenomenological consequences of supersymmetry and supergravity were also presented. On the other hand there was considerable in terest in phenomenological aspects of grand unified theories such as proton decay, neutrino masses and oscillations, and links with cosmology. There was also some work on model-building but rela tively few purely technical advances. A few speakers tried to build bridges between the formalism of supersymmetry or supergravity and the phenomenologically successful gauge theories of elementary par ticle interactions.

NMR Spectroscopy in Inorganic Chemistry

Here the four mI states for a spin I =3∕2 nucleus are shown. mI –3/2 ∆E –1/2 ∆E 1/2 ∆E 3/2 Figure 1.14 The energy levels are equally spaced. The selection rule ΔmI = ± 1 results in all allowed transitions having the same energy.

Author: Jonathan A. Iggo


ISBN: 9780198794851


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The renowned Oxford Chemistry Primers series, which provides focused introductions to a range of important topics in chemistry, has been refreshed and updated to suit the needs of today's students, lecturers, and postgraduate researchers. The rigorous, yet accessible, treatment of each subjectarea is ideal for those wanting a primer in a given topic to prepare them for more advanced study or research. Moreover, cutting-edge examples and applications throughout the texts show the relevance of the chemistry being described to current research and industry.This new edition of NMR Spectroscopy in Inorganic Chemistry has been extensively updated to include worked examples, problems, self-test questions, and interactive online questions encouraging active learning and promoting a deeper understanding. With a concise and accessible introduction topredicting NMR spectra and expanded sections on quadrupolar nuclei, this excellent introductory text will help students get to grips with the basics before building on that understanding through diagrammatic content to explain the more challenging concepts.Examples are included from many different areas of inorganic chemistry which are then closely related to the theory described. By giving a simple overview of the relevant theory and avoiding the "pattern recognition" approach frequently used, it demystifies NMR.