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Insights Tetrad Fields and Spacetime - Comments

  1. Aug 5, 2016 #1
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  3. Aug 5, 2016 #2

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    Would writing "tetrad indices" with a distinguishing mark, such as a hat, for instance ##T_{\hat{a}\hat{b}}## be reasonably standard notation, or would it have unwanted implications, such as the ##e_a## being orthonormal? I found myself mentally adding the hats when reading your insight article just to follow it.

    Interestingly enough, I don't think I've ever seen ##e_a{}^b## written as ##e_\hat{a}{}^b##, though that would perhaps be more consistent notation.
     
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