Preprint A623/2009
Linear and multiplicative 2-forms
Henrique Bursztyn | Alejandro Cabrera | Cristian Ortiz
Keywords: Multiplicative forms | Dirac structures | Linear forms

We study the relationship between multiplicative 2-forms on Lie groupoids and linear 2-forms on Lie algebroids, which leads to a new approach to the infinitesimal description of multiplicative 2-forms and to the integration of twisted Dirac manifolds.