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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 6 (1983), Issue 4, Pages 727-736

Some invariant theorems on geometry of Einstein non-symmetric field theory

1Institute of Mathematics, The Academy of Sciences of China, China
2Department of Mathematics, University of Science and Technology of China, China
3Department of Mathematics, Princeton University, 08544, New Jersey, USA

Received 30 August 1982

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This paper generalizes Einstein's theorem. It is shown that under the transformation TΛ:UikU¯ikUik+δiΛkδkΛi, curvature tensor Skmi(U), Ricci tensor Sik(U), and scalar curvature S(U) are all invariant, where Λ=Λjdxj is a closed 1-differential form on an n-dimensional manifold M.

It is still shown that for arbitrary U, the transformation that makes curvature tensor Skmi(U) (or Ricci tensor Sik(U)) invariant TV:UikU¯ikUik+Vik must be TΛ transformation, where V (its components are Vik) is a second order differentiable covariant tensor field with vector value.