Definition of Spinor

1. Noun. (algebra) An element of the fundamental representation of a Clifford algebra ¹



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Definition of Spinor

1. a type of mathematical vector [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinor

spinodal
spinodals
spinode
spinodes
spinoff
spinoffs
spinogalvanization
spinoglenoid
spinoglenoid ligament
spinoid
spinoidal
spinomuscular
spinon
spinoneural
spinons
spinor (current term)
spinoreticular fibres
spinoreticular tract
spinorial
spinors
spinosad
spinosads
spinosauri
spinosaurus
spinosely
spinosities
spinotectal
spinotectal tract

Literary usage of Spinor

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1. Quantum Statistical Mechanics and Lie Group Harmonic Analysis by Norman Hurt, Robert Hermann (1980)
"spinor FIELDS Let X now be a ... (x,vg1) Let G' be the two-fold covering group of O(p,q) called the spinor group. Let 0: G' + L(V) be a linear ..."

2. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1843)
"It is well known how one can set up an isomorphism between the group of unimodular spinor transformations and the group of Lorentz transformations using the ..."

3. Yang-Mills, Kaluza-Klein, and the Einstein Program by Robert Hermann (1978)
"spinor FIELDS Let H now be a Riemannian manifold. This means that at every point x € H there is a non-degenerate, symmetric bilinear form <,> on H. Suppose ..."

4. First Workshop on Grand Unification: New England Center, University of New by Paul H. Frampton, Sheldon L. Glashow, Asim Yildiz (1980)
"To our knowledge, no exact treatment of the spinor Riggs fields has been given so far. This may be due to certain unfamiliar properties of these ..."

5. Energy Momentum Tensors by Robert Hermann (1976)
"Thus, one must vary the spinor structure along with the metric. A full development will require a formidable geometric apparatus, which I plan to elaborate ..."

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