Foundations of Physics

, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 77–90 | Cite as

Measuring standards in Weyl-type theories

  • Mark Israelit


The problem of measurement in theories based on geometry with nonmetricity and contorsion is analyzed. In order to enable the use of atoms as measuring standards, one has to remove the nonintegrability of length in the interior of atoms. Geometrical descriptions appropriate fo this purpose are found in the general case and in the case of two-covariant theories.


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Israelit
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  1. 1.University of Haifa, School of Education of the Kibbutz Movement, OranimTivonIsrael

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