Conformal structures and twistors in the paravector model of spacetime

  title={Conformal structures and twistors in the paravector model of spacetime},
  author={Rold{\~a}o da Rocha and Jayme Vaz},
  journal={International Journal of Geometric Methods in Modern Physics},
  • R. Rocha, J. Vaz
  • Published 21 December 2004
  • Mathematics
  • International Journal of Geometric Methods in Modern Physics
Some properties of the Clifford algebras and are presented, and three isomorphisms between the Dirac–Clifford algebra and are exhibited, in order to construct conformal maps and twistors, using the paravector model of spacetime. The isomorphism between the twistor space inner product isometry group SU(2,2) and the group $pin+(2,4) is also investigated, in the light of a suitable isomorphism between and . After reviewing the conformal spacetime structure, conformal maps are described in… 
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