Conformal Bundle Boundaries

  • B. G. Schmidt


The b-boundary construction [1], [2] attaches to any space-time a boundary, which may be used to define singularities. A generalization of this to conformal structures and projective structures was given in [3]. This way any space-time defines a conformal boundary. This boundary contains null infinity as defined by Penrose and further boundary points which may be used to define space-like and time-like infinity.


Minkowski Space Conformal Structure Conformal Factor Null Geodesic Conformal Class 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. G. Schmidt
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  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für Physik und AstrophysikMünchen 40West-Germany

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