3 years ago

Electro-Gravity Via Geometric Chronon Field.

Eytan H. Suchard

In De Sitter / Anti De Sitter space-time and in other geometries, reference sub-manifolds from which proper time is measured along integral curves, are described as events. We introduce here a foliation with the help of a scalar field. The scalar field need not be unique but from the gradient of the scalar field, an intrinsic Reeb vector of the foliations perpendicular to the gradient vector is calculated. The Reeb vector describes the acceleration of a physical particle that moves along the integral curves that are formed by the gradient of the scalar field. The Reeb vector appears as a component of an anti-symmetric matrix which is a part of a rank-2, 2-Form. The 2-form is extended into a non-degenerate 4-form and into rank-4 matrix of a 2-form, which when multiplied by a velocity of a particle, becomes the acceleration of the particle. The matrix has one U(1) degree of freedom and an additional SU(2) degrees of freedom in two vectors that span the plane perpendicular to the gradient of the scalar field and to the Reeb vector. In total, there are U(1) x SU(2) degrees of freedom. SU(3) degrees of freedom arise from three dimensional foliations but require an additional symmetry to exist in order to have a valid covariant meaning. The model aims at Causal Sets, that when not aligned along geodesic curves, force material clocks of different types, not to move geodetically, thus meaning forces and matter. This paper mostly deals with U(1) type clocks but also discusses SU(2) and SU(3) and in a more detailed way in appendix C.

Publisher URL: http://arxiv.org/abs/1806.05244

DOI: arXiv:1806.05244v8

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