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Quantum geometry, exceptional quantum geometry and particle physics

Prof.
Michel Dubois-Violette
Institution: 
Université Paris Sud, Laboratoire de Physique Theorique d'Orsay
Schedule: 
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 16:00
Abstract: 

We describe an argumentation suggesting that the  "finite quantum space"  corresponding to the exceptional real Jordan algebra (the Euclidean Albert algebra) is relevant for the description of internal spaces of fundamental particles. This leads us to develop the differential calculus on Jordan algebras and to define the theory of connection on Jordan bimodules. We give some indications of what can be done for more general categories of algebras.

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