International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 4, Issue 6, pp 403–425 | Cite as

Photons, neutrinos, electrons and baryons in a unified spinor field theory of relativity

  • D. E. Littlewood


A mathematically precise model may be constructed by considering a distribution of basic spinors in a Kaluza 5-space, such that
  1. (1)

    The basic spinors W satisfy curl5 W=0

  2. (2)

    The four-dimensional curvature is in accordance with Einstein's General Theory, taking the energy-momentum-tension tensor as TIJ = k1, Qi Qj + k2PiPj + k3gij(PkkPk) where\(Q_i = \widetilde{\bar W}TX_i W,{\text{ }}P_2 = \widetilde{\bar W}T\phi X_i W\), and the ratiosk1:k2:k3 are adjustable to give the best fit.

  3. (3)
    The five-dimensional curvature associated with the electromagnetic field is determined by the concomitant
    $$F_{ij} = \widetilde{\bar W}TX_i X_j W$$
    In this model there can exist wave packets which behave in exactly the same way as the physical properties of photons, neutrinos, electrons and baryons.

This model is certainly a very close fit to the physical world as we know it.


Field Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory General Theory Electromagnetic Field 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. E. Littlewood
    • 1
  1. 1.University College of North WalesBangor

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