On Levi-Civita’s Alternating Symbol, Schouten’s Alternating Unit Tensors, CPT, and Quantization
The purpose of the present article is to demonstrate that by adopting a unifying differential geometric perspective on certain themes in physics one reaps remarkable new dividends in both microscopic and macroscopic domains. By replacing algebraic objects by tensor-transforming objects and introducing methods from the theory of differentiable manifolds at a very fundamental level we obtain a Kottler-Cartan metric-independent general invariance of the Maxwell field, which in turn makes for a global quantum superstructure for Gauss-Amp`ere and Aharonov-Bohm “quantum integrals.” Beyond this, our approach shows that postulating a Riemannian metric at the quantum level is an unnecessary concept and our differential geometric, or more accurately topological yoga can substitute successfully for statistical mechanics.
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Sholar, S., H. Rahimizadeh, E. J. Post,“On Levi-Civita’s Alternating Symbol, Schouten’s Alternating Unit Tensors, CPT, and Quantization.” International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 78(6), 2012, 895-907.