A Poincaré Gauge Theory of Gravitation in Minkowski Spacetime

Wiesendanger, C. (1995) A Poincaré Gauge Theory of Gravitation in Minkowski Spacetime. (Preprint)

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Abstract

The conventional role of spacetime geometry in the description of gravity is pointed out. Global Poincaré symmetry as an inner symmetry of field theories defined on a fixed Minkowski spacetime is discussed. Its extension to local P gauge symmetry and the corresponding P gauge fields are introduced. Their minimal coupling to matter is obtained. The scaling behaviour of the partition function of a spinor in P gauge field backgrounds is computed. The corresponding renormalization constraint is used to determine a minimal gauge field dynamics.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: School of Theoretical Physics > Preprints
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2018 14:04
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2018 13:24
URI: http://dair.dias.ie/id/eprint/653

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