Sociedad Colombiana de Matemáticas:Publicaciones
Revista Colombiana de Matemáticas
Volumen 38 [1] (2004)Páginas 27 - 34

Spinor formulation of the differential geometry of curves

Gerardo Francisco Torres del Castillo,Guadalupe Sánchez Barrales
Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, México

Abstract. It is shown that the Frenet equations for curves in R3 can be reduced to a single equation for a vector with two complex components and some examples of the usefulness of this representation are given.

Palabras claves. Frenet equations, spinors

Codigo AMS. 2000. Primary: 55A04. Secondary: 15A66.

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