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A spin(1,4) gauge theory model with Kaluza-Klein symmetry

Dereli, Tekin and Tucker, Robin (1982) A spin(1,4) gauge theory model with Kaluza-Klein symmetry. Nuclear Physics B, 209 (1). pp. 217-233. ISSN 0550-3213

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Abstract

A unified description of gravitation and electromagnetism interacting with Dirac spinors is reconsidered in terms of a non-riemannian 5-dimensional geometry with a one-parameter isometry group. The geometry is generated from a 5-form action principle that is invariant under SO(1,4) induced gauge transformation in the bundle of orthonormal 5-frames. The action includes a generalized Brans-Dicke field and the symmetric choice of frames includes a Jordan-Thiry field. These fields enable the effects of local chirality rotations to induce new interactions in 4 dimensions. A complete solution for the 5-dimensional torsion and SO(1,4) connection is used to construct the reduced action. This is compared with the 5-dimensional variational field equations.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Nuclear Physics B
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 74916
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 03 Aug 2015 14:58
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2017 14:45
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/74916

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