Beyond the nanoworld : quarks, leptons, and gauge bosons by Hans Günter Dosch

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It turns out that the sum s can be obtained from the state + 12 + 12 (↑↑) through a rotation by 90◦ , whereas the difference d is invariant under rotations. 5. 21. Coupling of two spin- 12 particles to total spins 1 and 0. groups: the triplet {(↑↑), (↑↓ + ↓↑), (↓↓)}, the objects of which are transformed into each other, and a singlet {↑↓ − ↓↑}, which is invariant under rotations. The triplet has total spin 1 and possible spin orientations +1, 0, −1. 21. If symmetry under rotations holds, the interaction is independent of the orientation of the spin; that is, it is the same for all three members of the triplet.

2 The Miracle of Spin One of the essential differences between quantum physics and classical physics is the role of observables; in quantum physics, operators are assigned to observable (measurable) quantities. The result of a measurement is determined by the result of the action of the operator on a state. In quantum mechanics as well as in classical physics, the angular momentum observables play a crucial role. The operators that correspond to these important observables are essentially the generators of the rotational group.

It is no wonder that Dirac’s theory was met with sharp criticism. Pauli invented the second Pauli principle: such a theory should be applied to the body of its inventor. He then would decay immediately and could not propagate such a theory. But there was a dilemma: on the one hand, the Dirac equation made extremely precise and well-established predictions, while on the other hand, it led to absurd conclusions such as those just mentioned. In this situation, three alternatives were possible: one could totally reject the Dirac equation, one could assume that the Dirac equation has some meaning but that one has no idea what it is, or one could invent an ingenious explanation that preserved the good features and finessed the negative consequences.

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