The Clifford Algebra of Physical Space and Elko Spinors

  title={The Clifford Algebra of Physical Space and Elko Spinors},
  author={Jayme Vaz},
  journal={International Journal of Theoretical Physics},
  • J. Vaz
  • Published 1 February 2018
  • Mathematics, Physics
  • International Journal of Theoretical Physics
Elko spinors are eigenspinors of the charge conjugation operator. In this work we use the Clifford algebra of the physical space in order to formulate the theory of Elko spinors and use a procedure analog to Ryder’s derivation of Dirac equation to come up with an equation for Elko spinor fields. Unlike other works in the literature where an equation for Elko spinor fields has been studied, in this work we obtain a first order differential equation for Elko spinor fields, which resembles but is… 
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