By Jan Govaerts, M. Norbert Hounkonnou, Alfred Z. Msezane

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12 Let G be a locally compact topological group, with left invariant measure dfi(g), and U a strongly continuous UIR of G in the Hilbert space •ft. ) < 00, for all € S). (26) JG The representation U is square integrable if it possesses a nonzero admissible vector. It is easy to see that, if a vector n £ Sj is admissible, so is the vector rjg = U(g)n, for every g G G. One calls {77^, g £ G} the set of coherent states associated to U. The set A of admissible vectors is a vector subspace of S), invariant under U.

Matrix groups: SO(2), SO(3), SU(2), SO(l,3), GL(n,E) = GL(E"). Note that, if G is a Lie group and H a closed subgroup of G, then the quotient G/H is a smooth manifold. For instance, SO(3)/SO(2) ~ 5 2 , the 2-sphere, and the two are isomorphic smooth manifolds. 14 Lie algebras: intuitive discussion . The case of SO(2) Every entry of the matrix ghp) = I . 1 e SO(2) is an ana\sin<^ cos

The case of SO(2) Every entry of the matrix ghp) = I . 1 e SO(2) is an ana\sin<^ cos

) = I2-iaip+K 2f +v yj 3| +••• Thus cr defines completely the group structure of S0(2) in a neighborhood of the identity and allows one to reconstruct every group element by exponentiation. Notice that a linearizes the group composition law in a neighborhood of the identity, in the sense that flMflWO = O1 - iaiP H X 1 - ivip H = I - icrfv?

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