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Title: Duality and conformal structure
Authors: Dray, T.
Kulkarni, Ravi
Samuel, J.
Issue Date: Jun-1989
Publisher: The American Institute of Physics
Citation: Journal of Mathematical Physics, 1989, Vol.30, p1306-1309
Abstract: In four dimensions, two metrics that are conformally related define the same Hodge dual operator on the space of two-forms. The converse, namely, that two metrics that have the same Hodge dual are conformally related, is established. This is true for metrics of arbitrary (nondegenerate) signature. For Euclidean signature a stronger result, namely, that the conformal class of the metric is completely determined by choosing a dual operator on two-forms satisfying certain conditions, is proved.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/1243
ISSN: 0022-2488
Alternative Location: http://link.aip.org/link/?jmp/30/1306
Copyright: (1989)American Institute of Physics. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics.
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