Foundations of Physics 27 (9):1221-1236 (1997)

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Thetranslation Chern-Simons type three-formcoframe∧torsion on a Riemann-Cartan spacetime is related to the Nieh-Yan fourform. Following Chandia and Zanelli, two spaces with nontrivial translational Chern-Simons forms are discussed. We then demonstrate, first within the classical Einstein-Cartan-Dirac theory and second in the quantum heat kernel approach to the Dirac operator, how the Nieh-Yan form surfaces in both contexts, in contrast to what has been assumed previously.
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