3-12 May 2019
Museum Casa de los Árabes
Cuba timezone
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Charges and torsion

6 May 2019, 16:10
Museum Casa de los Árabes

Museum Casa de los Árabes

Ofícios 16, Havana 10100, Old Havana


Ernesto Frodden


We review the surface charge method in the Einstein-Cartan formalism and study in particular the role of torsion in the computation of charges. An example in 2+1 gravity is worked out explicitly and some advances in the Einstein-Cartan-Dirac theory are presented.

Primary authors

Diego Hidalgo (Centro de Estudios Científicos) Ernesto Frodden Roverto Oliveri (Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Physics - CEICO)

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