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Algebraic invariants of the Riemann tensor in a four‐dimensional Lorentzian space

Carminati, J. and McLenaghan, R.G. (1991) Algebraic invariants of the Riemann tensor in a four‐dimensional Lorentzian space. Journal of Mathematical Physics, 32 (11). pp. 3135-3140.

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Abstract

A set of 16 scalar invariants of the Riemann tensor is given which is shown to contain complete minimal sets in the Einstein - Maxwell and perfect fluid cases. All previously known sets fail to be complete in the perfect fluid case.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Publisher: AIP Publishing
Copyright: © 1991 American Institute of Physics.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/35760
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