Heisenberg Group Definition

The group of 3×3 upper triangular matrices of the form \begin{pmatrix} 1 & a & c\\ 0 & 1 & b\\ 0 & 0 & 1\\ \end{pmatrix} under the operation of matrix multiplication , arising in the description of one-dimensional quantum-mechanical systems.


Origin of Heisenberg Group

  • Named after Werner Heisenberg .

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