General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 6, Issue 4, pp 361–385 | Cite as

A complex minkowski space approach to twistors

  • R. O. Hansen
  • Ezra T. Newman
Research Articles

Abstract

This paper is basically a review of known results in twistor theory. Its value is intended to lie in the connections presented between twistor concepts and structures in complex Minkowski space. The relationship of twistor theory to complex null infinity and a new proof of the Kerr theorem are presented; these results are to some extent original.

Keywords

Differential Geometry Minkowski Space Space Approach Twistor Theory Null Infinity 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. O. Hansen
    • 1
  • Ezra T. Newman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of PittsburghPittsburgh

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