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Where can I learn spin connection?

  1. Jun 15, 2011 #1
    I want to teach Carlo Rovelii's Quantum Gravity by myself, however I got stuck just at begining , I have never seen the differential form of Einstein equation and the conception of spin connecttion in common textbook such as Wald's, where can I learn these things?Help me!
     
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  3. Jun 16, 2011 #2

    haushofer

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    The spin connection is treated in Wald. For a nice treatment of the vielbein and spin connection formalism, you could consult Sean Carroll's GR notes. For a more rigorous treatment you can take a look in Nakahara's topology and geometry book.
     
  4. Jun 16, 2011 #3
    I'm really appreciated !
     
  5. Jun 16, 2011 #4

    haushofer

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    Also, a lot of supergravity notes give a nice treatment of the subject; for instance, Samtleben's "intro to SUGRA"-notes are really nice (and in my opinion the nicest first glance of SUGRA, if you're interested ;) ).

    Good luck with it, and if you have specific questions, just put them here.
     
  6. Jun 18, 2011 #5
    Thanks a lot, i will~
     
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