Dirac matrix

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Dirac matrix

[di′rak ′mā‚triks]
(quantum mechanics)
Any one of four matrices, designated γμ(μ = 1, 2, 3, 4), each having four rows and four columns and satisfying γμγv+ γvγμ= δμ v , where δμ v is the Kronecker delta function, which matrices operate on the four-component wave function in the Dirac equation. Also known as gamma matrix.
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Next we will elaborate in [section]3 on the transformation properties of the fields and promotion of the gamma matrices to holonomically described proto-gravity fields in causally consistent manner and in [section]4 give a discussion on the "reality" induced by fields.
1] the H-J version of the ordinary Hausdorff gamma matrices defined by Hausdorff [3].