Prog. Theor. Phys. Vol. 37 No. 6 (1967) pp. 1319-1329
A Quantum Theory of the Rigid Body in Terms of a Two-Component Spinor
Department of Physics and Atomic Energy Research Institute, Nihon University, Tokyo
(Received February 1, 1967)
It is shown that the motion of the rigid body can be described very conveniently in terms of a two-component spinor. The advantage of this description over the usual one using the Euler angles is that in this description all expressions are written in a manifestly covariant form. Our discussion is mainly quantum mechanical and is restricted to the non-relativistic case.
DOI : 10.1143/PTP.37.1319
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