My amateur physics book gets another citation!

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My amateur physics book gets another citation!

Post by CarlBrannen » Mon Nov 22, 2010 2:43 am

My incomplete physics book "Operator Guide to the Standard Model" has an introduction to spin-1/2 that makes spin-1/2 operator product calculations a lot neater than is usually taught in physics grad school (i.e. one uses pure density matrices and computes quantum or Berry-Pancharatnam phases). Now it's picked up a citation in a University of Edinburgh (Scotland) PhD thesis on Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. See citation #23 on page 17:

The Analysis & Automatic Classification of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Signals
Catherine A. Ojo ... jo2010.pdf

It had an earlier citation by a friend / collaborator:

Arithmetic, mutually unbiased bases and complementary observables
J. Math. Phys. 51, 023507 (2010); doi:10.1063/1.3271045 (12 pages)
Marni Sheppeard ... horized=no

Since this book wasn't peer reviewed or published (though it's available on Lulu no one ever purchases it because you can get the contents for free), I hadn't mentioned it in my C.V., but clearly it should go in there. I haven't added anything to this book in several years, figuring I'd have to publish the various results included in it before anyone would be interested in the book. Now I'm thinking I should update it.

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