Conformal Dirac structures

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Abstract

The Courant bracket defined originally on the sections of a vector bundle TM ⊕ T* M → M is extended to the direct sum of the 1-jet vector bundle and its dual. The extended bracket allows one to interpret many structures encountered in differential geometry, in terms of Dirac structures. We give here a new approach to conformal Jacobi structures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)331-348
Number of pages18
JournalLetters in Mathematical Physics
Volume53
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics

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