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Drive a complex field, get something like torsion?

  1. Feb 11, 2012 #1
    Suppose we have either a massive or massless complex field in 3 space and one time dimensions. Suppose we force (or drive) the field on the surface of a small sphere with a function like,

    exp(-t^2)*exp(-iωt)

    I'm guessing the result of such forcing will be a circularly polarized wave that travels in the outward radial direction. Can torsion be somehow associated with such a wave?

    Edit, let ω = 10 or more, yeilds a nice graph,

    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=exp%28it*10%29exp%28-t^2%29


    Thanks for any help!
     
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2012
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 12, 2012 #2
    What kind of a torsion? Where? Please, be more specific.
     
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