International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 30, Issue 9, pp 1263–1266

Scalar-tensor theory and propagating torsion theory

Authors

  • Xu Jizhong
    • Department of PhysicsHubei University
  • Chen Yihan
    • Department of PhysicsHubei University
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF00671013

Cite this article as:
Jizhong, X. & Yihan, C. Int J Theor Phys (1991) 30: 1263. doi:10.1007/BF00671013
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Abstract

We prove that scalar conformal transformations can convert the variational principle of the propagating torsion theory into the variational principle of general scalar-tensor theory, and show that scalar-tensor theory is conformally equivalent to propagating torsion theory.

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