I. Special Relativity, Quantum Mechanics and Their Compatibility
Review of Special Relativity
Postulates of Quantum Theory
The Need for Particle Number Changing Interactions
and Anti—Particles
12 I. Special Relativity, Quantum Theory and Their Compatibili
III. Classical Field Theory and Canonical Quantization
Hamilton’s Principle and the Euler—Lagrange Equations
Noether’s Theorem and Symmetries
Poincare Symmetries
Space—Time Translations: Canonical Energy—Momentum Tensor
Lorentz Transformations: Improved E
PHYSICS 662
Problem Set 1
Due in class: Tuesday, September 15, 2015
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1. The conformal group is that subgroup of general coordinate transformations , x x , that leave the Minkowski