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Introduction to 2-Spinors in General Relativity


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April 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This book deals with 2-spinors in general relativity, beginning by developing spinors in a geometrical way rather than using representation theory, which can be a little abstract. This gives the reader greater physical intuition into the way in which spinors behave. The book concentrates on the algebra and calculus of spinors connected with curved space-time. Many of the well-known tensor fields in general relativity are shown to have spinor counterparts. An analysis of the Lanczos spinor concludes the book, and some of the techniques so far encountered are applied to this. Exercises play an important role throughout and are given at the end of each chapter.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Spinor geometry; spinor algebra; spinor analysis; Lanczos spinor.

Pressestimmen

.,."useful for those who are working with the two-spinor formalism and/or are interested in the Lanczos theory.?
EAN: 9789812383075
ISBN: 9812383077
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: WORLD SCIENTIFIC PUB CO INC
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2003
Seitenanzahl: 204 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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