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Plebanski formulation of gravity

Context

Gravity

Physics

physics, mathematical physics, philosophy of physics

Surveys, textbooks and lecture notes


theory (physics), model (physics)

experiment, measurement, computable physics

Contents

Idea

A certain formulation of the theory of gravity.

References

The original article is

  • Plebanski, On the separation of Einsteinian substructures, J. Math. Phys. 18, 2511 (1977) (doi)

An account of the general formalism is in

  • R. Capovilla, T. Jacobson, J. Dell, L. Mason, Selfdual 2-forms and gravity Classical and Quantum Gravity 8, 41 (1991) (doi).

A discussion of practical computations in this formalism is in

  • Kirill Krasnov, Plebanski Formulation of General Relativity: A Practical Introduction (arXiv)
Revised on September 6, 2011 04:53:03 by Igor Khavkine (82.157.34.74)