I’m not a mathematician, but Emi Yukawa and Kae Nemoto from the National Institution of Informatics in Japan certainly are. Their latest work in JPhysA studies squeezing — not physical squeezing, but a mathematical treatment of squeezing in a collective SU(2J+1) system consisting of spin-J particles (J > 1/2). Our image of the week comes from visualising the roots of SU4 algebra and the following Dynkin diagrams.
I must admit its a bit too much for me, but if you have a penchant for mathematics you can head over to JPhysA and read all about it here:
Read More: Classification of spin and multipolar squeezing
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Image from Emi Yukawa and Kae Nemoto 2016 J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 49 255301, Copyright IOP Publishing, All Rights Reserved.
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