Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 209, Issue 1, pp 109–111 | Cite as

Torsion, massive electrodynamics and primordial magnetic fields in the early universe

(Letter to the Editor)
  • L. C. Garcia De Andrade
  • C. Sivaram


A recent model of torsion-modified electrodynamics which breaks the electromagnetic conformal invariance is shown to lead to the generation of magnetic fields in the Early Universe.


Magnetic Field Early Universe Conformal Invariance Recent Model Primordial Magnetic Field 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. C. Garcia De Andrade
    • 1
  • C. Sivaram
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Grupo de Relatividade e teoria de campo, Instituto de FísicaUniversidade do Estado do Rio de JaneiroBrasil
  2. 2.Grupo de Relatividade e teoria de campo, Instituto de FisicaUniversidade do Estado do Rio de JaneiroBrasil
  3. 3.Indian Institute of AstrophysicsBangaloreIndia
  4. 4.Istituto di Fisica dell'a Universita FerraraItaly

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