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Clifford Algebras and Spinors

  title={Clifford Algebras and Spinors},
  author={Ivan Todorov Todorov},
  journal={arXiv: Mathematical Physics},
  • I. Todorov
  • Published 16 June 2011
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Mathematical Physics
Expository notes on Clifford algebras and spinors with a detailed discussion of Majorana, Weyl, and Dirac spinors. The paper is meant as a review of background material, needed, in particular, in now fashionable theoretical speculations on neutrino masses. It has a more mathematical flavour than the over twenty-seven-year-old "Introduction to Majorana masses" by P.D. Mannheim and includes historical notes and biographical data on past participants in the story. 
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