Kaluza-Klein unification in the poincaré gauge theory of gravitation

Rue Ron Hsu, Wai Bong Yeung

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Abstract

We show that we can unify the gravitational and internal gauge interactions in a high dimensional Riemann-Cartan spacetime in the spirit of Kaluza-Klein, if we identify some of the connection coefficients as Yang-Mills potentials and if the dynamics of the spacetime is governed by the Poincaré gauge theory of gravitation whose lagrangian contains curvature and torsion squared.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)143-146
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume155
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1985 May 23

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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