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TitleSpinor calculus on 5 dimensional spacetimes
Author(s)García-Parrado Gómez-Lobo, Alfonso
Martín-García, José María
KeywordsGeneral relativity
Spinor calculus
Higher dimensions
Issue date1-Feb-2012
PublisherWorld Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS)
Abstract(s)We explain how Penrose's spinor calculus of 4-dimensional Lorentzian geometry is implemented in a 5-dimensional Lorentzian manifold. A number of issues, such as the essential spin algebra, the spin covariant derivative and the algebro-differential properties of the curvature spinors are discussed .
TypeConference paper
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Appears in Collections:CMAT - Artigos em atas de conferências e capítulos de livros com arbitragem / Papers in proceedings of conferences and book chapters with peer review

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