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Differential Forms and Einstein-Cartan Theory

  • A. R. Prasanna
Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 29)

Abstract

In the following we use the Lorentz metric with signature — 2, and Latin letters for vector fields and Greek letters for covector fields or forms. The usual conventions, e (belonging to), ⋃ (union) and ⋂ (intersection) are adopted. The [...] around a set of indices denote antisymmetrization, ⊗ denotes the Cartesian product, δ denotes the variational derivative, ∂ the partial derivative and D, ∇, or ; the covariant derivative. Einstein’s summation convention is adopted wherever necessary.

Keywords

Gauge Theory Differential Form Exterior Derivative Grassmann Algebra Cartan Theory 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. R. Prasanna
    • 1
  1. 1.Physical Research LaboratoryNavrangpura, AhmedabadIndia

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