Metric Relativity and the Dynamical Bridge: highlights of Riemannian geometry in physics
by Mario Novello, Eduardo Bittencourt
Publisher: arXiv 2015
Number of pages: 121
We present an overview of recent developments concerning modifications of the geometry of space-time to describe various physical processes of interactions among classical and quantum configurations. We concentrate in two main lines of research: the Metric Relativity and the Dynamical Bridge.
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