General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 26, Issue 12, pp 1177–1185 | Cite as

A geometric definition of mass

  • Gustavo González-Martin


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.


Differential Geometry Unify Theory Mass Parameter Geometric Definition Matter Current 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gustavo González-Martin
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  1. 1.Departamento de FísicaUniversidad Simon BolivarCaracasVenezuela

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