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Spinors & Space-Time #1: Spinors and Space-Time: Volume 1, Two-Spinor Calculus and Relativistic Fieldsby Roger Penrose
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This volume introduces and systematically develops the calculus of 2-spinors.
Volume 1 introduces and systematically develops the calculus in a first detailed exposition of this technique which provides shortcuts for some very tedious calculations.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 435-443) and indexes.
Table of Contents
Preface; 1. The geometry of world-vectors and spin-vectors; 2. Abstract indices and spinor algebra; 3. Spinors and world-tensors; 4. Differentiation and curvature; 5. Fields in space-time; Appendix; References; Subject and author index; Index of symbols.
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