International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 30, Issue 9, pp 1263–1266 | Cite as

Scalar-tensor theory and propagating torsion theory

  • Xu Jizhong
  • Chen Yihan


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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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Xu Jizhong
    • 1
  • Chen Yihan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsHubei UniversityWuhan, HubeiChina

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