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Symmetry 2018, 10(3), 52; https://doi.org/10.3390/sym10030052

Lorentz Transformation, Poincaré Vectors and Poincaré Sphere in Various Branches of Physics

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Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest, P.O. Box MG-11, Bucharest Magurele 077125, Romania
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Academy of Romanian Scientists, SplaiulIndependenţei 54, Bucharest 050094, Romania
Received: 21 December 2017 / Revised: 16 February 2018 / Accepted: 18 February 2018 / Published: 26 February 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Modern Trends of Lorentz Symmetry and Lorentz Violation)
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Abstract

In the frame of a generic language extended from the polarization theory—comprising the notions of Poincaré vectors, Poincaré sphere, and P-spheres—a geometric approach to Lorentz transformations alternative to the Minkowskian one is given. Unlike the four-dimensional Minkowskian approach, this new approach operates in the three-dimensional space of Poincaré vectors. View Full-Text
Keywords: Lorentz transformations; Poincaré vectors; Poincaré sphere Lorentz transformations; Poincaré vectors; Poincaré sphere
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