An In-depth Analysis of Symmetries and their Implications in Physics


  • Emma Yao University Hill Secondary School



classical physics, quantum physics, symmetries, particle physics, pions


The concept of symmetry is essential in understanding classical and quantum physics. Symmetry describes a system that remains unchanged in structure and behavior after undergoing a transformation. In this paper, I will describe the implications of symmetries (global and gauge) in Newton’s laws of mechanics, Maxwell’s electromagnetism equations, and quantum particle physics – in particular the Higgs mechanism – with the help of Noether’s Theorem. Purely based on symmetrical elements, this paper will then determine the isospin composition of pions given certain restraints. This solution will connect findings in preceding theories to current and future studies relevant to the subject of symmetry in physics.


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How to Cite

Yao, E. (2022). An In-depth Analysis of Symmetries and their Implications in Physics. Journal of Student Research, 11(4).



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