A general group element for the fundamental representation of SU(3) can always be expressed as a second order polynomial in a Hermitian generating matrix H, with coefficients consisting of elementary trigonometric functions dependent on the sole invariant det(H), in addition to the group parameter.
Reports on Mathematical Physics
- Pub Date:
- December 2015
- Mathematics - Representation Theory;
- High Energy Physics - Theory
- In memoriam Yoichiro Nambu (1921-2015)