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Foundations of Physics

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 63–74 | Cite as

Transposition-invariant equations for the unified field theory

  • M. F. Tautz
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Abstract

We discuss, within the framework provided by a recently developed variational method, transposition-invariant field equations for unified field theories. Systems that are, in addition, invariant under Weyl-type gauge transformations or lambda transformations are derived. It is found that in a weak field limit two of the systems contain the equations of general relativity and the covariant Maxwell equations for a charge-free region.

Keywords

Field Theory General Relativity Variational Method Field Equation Gauge Transformation 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. F. Tautz
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsNortheastern UniversityBoston

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