Geometric Algebra for Physicists

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This book is a complete guide to the current state of geometric algebra with early chapters providing a self-contained introduction. Topics range from new techniques for handling rotations in arbitrary dimensions, the links between rotations, bivectors, the structure of the Lie groups, non-Euclidean geometry, quantum entanglement, and gauge theories. Applications such as black holes and cosmic strings are also explored.

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Geometric Algebra has advanced rapidly in the last ten years, becoming an important topic in the physics and engineering communities. As leading experts in the field the authors have led many of these new developments. This book provides an introduction to the subject covering applications such as black hole physics and quantum computing. Suitable as a textbook for graduate courses on the physical applications of geometric algebra, this book is also a valuable reference for all researchers working in the fields of relativity and quantum theory.

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Chris Doran obtained his PhD from the University of Cambridge, having gained a distinction in Part II of his undergraduate degree. He was elected a Junior Research Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge in 1993, was made a Lloyd's of London Fellow in 1996 and was the Schlumberger Interdisciplinary Research Fellow of Darwin College, Cambridge in 1997 and 2000. He is currently a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge and holds an EPSRC Advanced Fellowship. Dr Doran has published widely on aspects of mathematical physics and is currently researching applications of geometric algebra in engineering and computer science.

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