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Geometric Methods of Clifford Algebras and Applications in Physics

Grant number: 23/14008-5
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): December 01, 2023
Effective date (End): November 30, 2024
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Mathematics - Geometry and Topology
Principal Investigator:Fernando Manfio
Grantee:João Eduardo Cânovas Bottazzo Souza
Host Institution: Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação (ICMC). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Carlos , SP, Brazil


The goal of this project is study on the concept of Clifford algebras, as well as related geometry and topology topics, in order to study some important applications in mathematical physics, such as the study of spinors, the formulation of theories of electromagnetism and special relativity, and a description of spin 1/2 particles.

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