twistor


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twistor

(ˈtwɪstə)
n
a complex variable corresponding to the coordinates of a point in space and time
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Skinner, "The complete planar S-matrix of N = 4 SYM as a Wilson loop in twistor space," Journal of High Energy Physics, vol.
Penrose concludes his book with a chapter on his own favored theoretical approach, "twistor" theory, an approach he first proposed in 1967.
Mochizuki, Wild harmonic bundles and wild pure twistor D-modules, Asterisque 340 (2011), x+607 pp.
His topics include invariant connections on reductive homogeneous spaces, finite order isometries and twistor spaces, vertically harmonic maps and harmonic sections of submersions, generalized harmonic maps, and generalized harmonic maps into f-manifolds and into reductive homogeneous spaces.
Cramer, professor of physics, University of Washington, Seattle, and author of Einstein's Bridge and Twistor
Models inspired by Kerr-Newman twistor model and the AdS/CFT conjecture are introduced in the second section;
Specific topics include the universal unfolding of Laurent polynomials and tt* structures, applications from primitive forms to Frobenius manifolds, twistor structures, tt* geometry and singularity theory, differential aspects of tt* equations, aspects of Hodge's theoretical mirror symmetry, applicability to the Neumann system, dimensional gauge series and quantum integrable systems, Hurwitz numbers and matrix models in enumerative geometry, and topological string functions.
His twistor theory, alas also untestable, is M-theory's chief rival.
Indeed, this is the premise underlying Penrose's uniquely original twistor theory.
Company announces its Twistor Bowl mixing system, it joins the popular Twistor Universal mixer, and uses the same design to vacuum mix and deliver orthopedic bone cement for orthopedic applications.
Consider, for example, the complex line field [lambda] [subset] T[P.sup.3] on complex projective 3-space which is tangent to the fibres of the twistor map [P.sup.3] [right arrow] [S.sup.4].
The program store utilized an nondestructive readout memory known as the piggyback twistor, whereas the call store consisted of ferrite sheets.