unitary group

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unitary group

[′yü·nə‚ter·ē ′grüp]
(mathematics)
The group of unitary transformations on a k-dimensional complex vector space. Usually denoted U(k).
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As an outcome of the books Louck (Los Alamos National Laboratory) and Biedenharm published in the 1980s, one plan was to extend the results for SU2 (which is a quantum mechanical rotation group of 2x2 unitary unimodular matrices) to the general unitary group U(n), based on their 30 years of collaboration.

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