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Some Remarks on Twistor Theory

  • Roger Penrose
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Abstract

The influence of Engelbert Schucking on the development of twistor theory is pointed out, particularly with regard to conformal invariance, the positive-frequency condition, and complexification. The current status of the problem of encoding the Einstien field equations into twistor geometry is also outlined.

Keywords

Holomorphic Function Conformal Invariance Twistor Space Positive Frequency Homogeneity Degree 
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