Group Theory


Rubik's cube
This course concerns various aspects of the continuous groups which appear in High Energy Physics. Lie groups and algebras and their representations will be introduced with relevant examples, and we will discuss the general classification of semisimple Lie algebras provided by Dynkin diagrams.

Lecture notes

[pdf] Group Theory
Lecture notes for the MSc. in Particles, Strings & Cosmology
last version: 10-Nov-2011
You are strongly encouraged to consult some of the recommended books, and especially the problems in them, in addition to these lecture notes.

Tutorial problems

[pdf] Problems for week 2
[pdf] Problems for week 3 and 4
[pdf] Additional problems