# Four lectures on Poincare gauge field theory

@inproceedings{Hehl1980FourLO, title={Four lectures on Poincare gauge field theory}, author={Friedrich W. Hehl}, year={1980} }

The Poincare (inhomogeneous Lorentz) group underlies special relativity. In these lectures a consistent formalism is developed allowing an appropriate gauging of the Poincare group. The physical laws are formulated in terms of points, orthonormal tetrad frames, and components of the matter fields with respect to these frames. The laws are postulated to be gauge invariant under local Poincare transformations. This implies the existence of 4 translational gauge potentials e α (“gravitons”) and 6…

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