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The Majorana representation of spins and the relation between $SU(\infty)$ and $SDiff(S^2)$

@article{Swain2004TheMR,
  title={The Majorana representation of spins and the relation between \$SU(\infty)\$ and \$SDiff(S^2)\$},
  author={John D. Swain},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  year={2004}
}
  • J. Swain
  • Published 30 April 2004
  • Mathematics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory
The Majorana representation of spin-$\frac{n}{2}$ quantum states by sets of points on a sphere allows a realization of SU(n) acting on such states, and thus a natural action on the two-dimensional sphere $S^2$. This action is discussed in the context of the proposed connection between $SU(\infty)$ and the group $SDiff(S^2)$ of area-preserving diffeomorphisms of the sphere. There is no need to work with a special basis of the Lie algebra of SU(n), and there is a clear geometrical interpretation… 
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