Index Theory Learning Seminar

Thursday, June 23, 2022 2:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Spencer Whitehead, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

"Spin and Spinors"

We will define the groups Spin and Pin, the spinor representation, spin structures, and spinor bundles. As time permits we will look at some examples of spin structures and topological obstructions to spinnability. 

MC 5403