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Il Nuovo Cimento B (1971-1996)

, Volume 111, Issue 1, pp 85–92 | Cite as

WKB approximation and renormalizability of the Wheeler-DeWitt equation

  • T. Horiguchi
Article

Summary

We try to solve the Wheeler-DeWitt (WDW) equation in the WKB expansion by using heat-kernel regularization. An approximate wave function of the WDW equation up to terms that contain second-order spatial gradients is given. We also discuss the renormalization group equation for the wave function.

PACS

04.60 Quantum theory of gravitation 

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© Società Italiana di Fisica 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Horiguchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Kibi Institute of Fundamental ResearchOkayama-kenJapan

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