Gravitation and Electromagnetism Covariant Theories a La Dirac

  • G. Papini
Part of the Studies in the Natural Sciences book series (SNS, volume 20)


A generalization of the Weyl-Dirac theory is given in which the Dirac scalar field ß(x) is complex. The electromagnetic field finds its origin in regions of space multiconnected relative to the functions φ = arg ß, while |ß| mediates the coupling between gravity and electromagnetism. Since the electromagnetic flux is quantized, length integrability is partly restored to the theory.


Electromagnetic Field Riemannian Geometry Meissner Effect Photon Mass Parallel Displacement 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Papini
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  1. 1.University of ReginaReginaCanada

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