Complex Geometry of Nature and General Relativity

Complex Geometry of Nature and General Relativity

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 229

An attempt is made of giving a self-contained introduction to holomorphic ideas in general relativity, following work over the last thirty years by several authors. The main topics are complex manifolds, spinor and twistor methods, heaven spaces.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(1.1MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Dynamics in One Complex VariableDynamics in One Complex Variable
by - Princeton University Press
This text studies the dynamics of iterated holomorphic mappings from a Riemann surface to itself, concentrating on the case of rational maps of the Riemann sphere. The book introduces some key ideas in the field, and forms a basis for further study.
Book cover: Complex ManifoldsComplex Manifolds
by - Stanford University
From the table of contents: Complex Manifolds; Almost Complex Structures; Differential Forms; Poincare Lemma; Sheaves and Cohomology; Several Complex Variables; Holomorphic Vector Bundles; Kaehler Manifolds; Hodge Theory; Lefschetz Theorems; etc.
Book cover: Lectures On Levi Convexity Of Complex Manifolds And Cohomology Vanishing TheoremsLectures On Levi Convexity Of Complex Manifolds And Cohomology Vanishing Theorems
by - Tata Institute Of Fundamental Research
These are notes of lectures which the author gave in the winter 1965. Topics covered: Vanishing theorems for hermitian manifolds; W-ellipticity on Riemannian manifolds; Local expressions for and the main inequality; Vanishing Theorems.
Book cover: Complex Analytic and Differential GeometryComplex Analytic and Differential Geometry
by - Universite de Grenoble
Basic concepts of complex geometry, coherent sheaves and complex analytic spaces, positive currents and potential theory, sheaf cohomology and spectral sequences, Hermitian vector bundles, Hodge theory, positive vector bundles, etc.