Accession Number : AD0619183

Title :   JOINT REPORT TO AIR FORCE OFFICE OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH.

Descriptive Note : Status rept. and Technical operating rept. for 1 Dec 64-31 May 65,

Corporate Author : NORTH CAROLINA UNIV CHAPEL HILL INST OF FIELD PHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : DeWitt,Bryce S.

Report Date : 31 MAY 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : Summaries are given of the work done in the following fields: Inner product in the canonical quantum theory of relativity; Radiation damping in a gravitational field; Classical relativistic mechanics of interacting point particles; Conceptual basis and use of geometric invariance principles; Spinor-tensors; Identities for the curvature tensors in non-riemannian geometrics; Pedagogical methods in relativity theory; Photon bound states and gravitons; Effect of terms quadratic in the riemann tensor upon the field equations of general relativity.

Descriptors :   (*MILITARY RESEARCH, REPORTS), (*RELATIVITY THEORY, *GRAVITY), (*QUANTUM THEORY, RELATIVITY THEORY), (*FIELD THEORY, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), DAMPING, INTERACTIONS, PHOTONS, TENSOR ANALYSIS, INVARIANCE, GEOMETRY, PARTICLES

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE