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Applications to General Relativity

  • Gerardo F. Torres del Castillo
Chapter
Part of the Progress in Mathematical Physics book series (PMP, volume 59)

Abstract

Various illustrative examples of the use of the two-component spinor formalism in general relativity are developed. The examples deal with the electromagnetic field, the Dirac equation, the zero-rest-mass field equations, and the Einstein equations.

Keywords

Ricci Tensor Null Geodesic Killing Spinor Spinor Field Traceless Part 
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© Birkhäuser Boston 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Instituto de CienciasUniversidad Autónoma de PueblaPueblaMéxico

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