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 Spinors arise as mathematical objects when one studies the [[http://​notes.jakobschwichtenberg.com/​doku.php?​id=the_standard_model:​poincare_group#​representations_of_the_lorentz_group|representation theory of the Lorentz group]]. ​ Spinors arise as mathematical objects when one studies the [[http://​notes.jakobschwichtenberg.com/​doku.php?​id=the_standard_model:​poincare_group#​representations_of_the_lorentz_group|representation theory of the Lorentz group]]. ​
  
-The objects that transform under the $(\frac{1}{2},​0)$ or $(0,​\frac{1}{2})$ representation of the Lorentz group are called **Weyl spinors**, objects transform under the (reducible) $(\frac{1}{2},​0) \oplus (0,​\frac{1}{2})$ representation are called Dirac spinors.+The objects that transform under the $(\frac{1}{2},​0)$ or $(0,​\frac{1}{2})$ representation of the Lorentz group are called **Weyl spinors**, objects transform under the (reducible) $(\frac{1}{2},​0) \oplus (0,​\frac{1}{2})$ representation are called ​**Dirac spinors**.
  
 ===== Why are they interesting?​ ===== ===== Why are they interesting?​ =====
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