Degree Type

Creative Component

Semester of Graduation

Fall 2018

Department

Mathematics

First Major Professor

Jonathan D. H. Smith

Degree(s)

Master of Science (MS)

Major(s)

Applied Mathematics

Abstract

This paper is an expository essay on the quantum variant of the Clebsch-Gordan formula. We describe the special linear Lie algebra of order 2 and form its quantum group by deformation. We will take a Hopf algebra approach to proving the Clebsch-Gordan formula and its quantum variant.

Copyright Owner

John Wu

File Format

application/pdf

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