General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 26, Issue 12, pp 1177–1185

A geometric definition of mass

Authors

  • Gustavo González-Martin
    • Departamento de FísicaUniversidad Simon Bolivar
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF02106710

Cite this article as:
González-Martin, G. Gen Relat Gravit (1994) 26: 1177. doi:10.1007/BF02106710

Abstract

An invariant definition of mass is given, within the context of a geometric unified theory, in terms of the geometric connection and the matter current. This geometric mass corresponds to the concept of self energy and leads to the mass parameter in Dirac's equation.

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