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A Characterization of the Einstein Tensor in Terms of Spinors
Journal of Mathematical Physics
  • Ian M. Anderson, Utah State University
  • D. Lovelock
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-1976
DOI
10.1063/1.523006
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Abstract
All tensors of contravariant rank two which are divergence‐free on one index, concomitants of a spinor field σiAX′ together with its first two partial derivatives, and scalars under spin transformations are constructed. The Einstein and metric tensors are the only candidates.
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Published by American Institute of Physics in Journal of Mathematical Physics. Publisher PDF is available for download through link above.

Citation Information
A Characterization of the Einstein Tensor in Terms of Spinors (with D. Lovelock), J. Math. Phys. 17 (1976), 1001–1003.