The role of the time gauge in the second-order formalism

Francesco Cianfrani, Giovanni Montani

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Abstract

We perform a canonical quantization of gravity in a second-order formulation, taking as configuration variables those describing a 4-bein, not adapted to the space-time splitting. We outline how, neither if we fix the Lorentz frame before quantizing, nor if we perform no gauge fixing at all, is invariance under boost transformations affected by the quantization. © 2008 World Scientific Publishing Company.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1214 - 1217
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Modern Physics A
Volume23
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Mar 2008
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics

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