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The main ingredients of the method of infinite multiplets consists of: (1) the use of wave functions with an infinite number of components for describing an infinite tower of discrete states of an isolated system (such as an atom, a nucleus, or a hadron), (2) the use of group theory, instead of dynamical considerations, in determining the properties of the wave functions.
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COO--264-403; EFINS--67-80; CONF-670824--3
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Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: From International Theoretical Physics Conference on Particles and Fields, Rochester, N. Y. UNCL. Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-68
Research Org:
Enrico Fermi Institute for Nuclear Studies and Department of Physics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Sponsoring Org:
US Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)
Country of Publication:
United States
N34330* --Physics (High Energy)--Particle Invariance Principles & Symmetry--Applications (Strong); ELECTRIC CHARGES; ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERACTIONS; ELEMENTARY PARTICLES; G-GROUP; GROUP THEORY; HADRONS; HYPERONS; INTERACTIONS; MESONS; MULTIPLETS; NUCLEONS; PARTICLE MODELS; QUARKS; SL-2,C GROUP; SO-GROUP; SU GROUP; SU-2,2 GROUP; SU-3,1 GROUP SCATTERING/theory for, infinite multiplets in; SYMMETRY GROUPS/use for infinite multiplets in particle theory; ELEMENTARY PARTICLE MODELS (TRIPLET)/use of quark, for infinite multiplets in hadron theory; HADRONS/theory for, infinite multiplets in; ELEMENTARY PARTICLES/interactions of, infinite multiplets in theory for electromagnetic