I calculate trace-free Ricci scalars (Phi00, Phi01,Phi02, etc) and scalar of curvature (Lambda=R/24) in Newman-Penrose formalism using a computer package. How can I find the Ricci scalar out of them? I though R was the Ricci scalar but Lambda comes non-zero for a spacetime whose Ricci scalar is exactly zero.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# From the scalar of curvature (Newman-Penrose formalism) to the Ricci scalar

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