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Algebraic spin structures

Benn, Ian and Dolan, B. P. and Tucker, Robin (1985) Algebraic spin structures. Physics Letters B, 150 (1-3). pp. 100-102. ISSN 0370-2693

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Abstract

We demonstrate that the existence of an algebraic spin structure (a globally defined primitive idempotent in the Clifford bundle of a manifold) is sufficient to describe algebraic spinors globally even when the manifold is not endowed with a spinor structure. The modified Kähler equation can then be used to provide a global dynamical framework for such spinors.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Physics Letters B
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 74936
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 03 Aug 2015 16:44
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2017 02:14
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/74936

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