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Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime: Canonical Quantization

  • B. R. Iyer
Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 29)

Abstract

The last decade has witnessed tremendous progress in the construction of a unified theory of the forces of nature, e.g. the electroweak and grand unified theories. The odd interaction out is gravity which, to date, resists quantization, though hope-eternal appears in theories of supergravity, Kaluza-Klein and, more recently, superstrings.

Keywords

Gravitational Field Minkowski Spacetime Grand Unify Theory Positive Frequency Flat Spacetime 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. R. Iyer
    • 1
  1. 1.Raman Research InstituteBangaloreIndia

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