On an interpretation of non-Riemannian gravitation

Teyssandier, Pierre and Tucker, Robin and Wang, Charles (1998) On an interpretation of non-Riemannian gravitation. Acta Physica Polonica B, 29 (4). pp. 987-994. ISSN 0587-4254

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Abstract

Motivated by the invariance of actions under gauge symmetries the definitions of standard clocks in theories of gravitation are discussed. We argue that standard Einsteinian clocks can be defined in non-Riemannian theories of gravitation and that atomic clocks may be adopted to measure proper time in the presence of non-Riemannian gravitational fields. These ideas are illustrated in terms of a recently developed model of gravitation based on a non-Riemannian space-time geometry.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Acta Physica Polonica B
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3100
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 75175
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 11 Aug 2015 11:44
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2020 09:20
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/75175

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