A class of conserved surface layer integrals for causal variational principles

  • Felix FinsterEmail author
  • Johannes Kleiner


In the theory of causal fermion systems, the physical equations are obtained as the Euler–Lagrange equations of a causal variational principle. Studying families of critical measures of causal variational principles, a class of conserved surface layer integrals is found and analyzed.

Mathematics Subject Classification

49Q20 49S05 58C35 58Z05 49K21 49K27 28C99 83C47 



We would like to thank Andreas Platzer and the referee for helpful comments on the manuscript.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fakultät für MathematikUniversität RegensburgRegensburgGermany
  2. 2.Institut für Theoretische PhysikLeibniz UniversitätHannoverGermany

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