30. November 2018

University of Oldenburg

University of Oldenburg 
Room W2 3-349 
When:30. November 2018 
10:00 c.t. 
Speaker:Prof. Anton Galajinsky (Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia)
Title:Eisenhart lift and its applications

Abstract: The Eisenhart lift is a specific geometrization of the Newtonian mechanics in which a dynamical system with N degrees of freedom is embedded into the null geodesics of a Lorentzian metric in (N+2)–dimensional spacetime. In this talk, we review Eisenhart’s construction and discuss its applications to spacetimes with hidden symmetries, higher derivative theories, and cosmology.

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