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Torus invariance for the Clifford algebra. I

Author: Michael C. Reed
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 154 (1971), 177-183
MSC: Primary 46.65
MathSciNet review: 0273424
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Abstract: A problem in Quantum Field Theory leads to the study of a representation of the torus, $ {T^3}$, as automorphisms of the infinite dimensional Clifford algebra. It is shown that the irreducible product representations of the Clifford algebra fall into two categories: the discrete representations where the automorphisms are unitarily implementable, and all the others in which the automorphisms are not implementable and which cannot even appear as subrepresentations of larger representations in which the automorphisms are implementable.

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Keywords: Clifford algebra, translation invariance, unitary implementability
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