Twistor quantization: Zero rest mass fields
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 97)
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KeywordsTwistor Space Positive Frequency Twistor Function Massless Field Dual Twistor
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- 1.For a standardized treatment of zero rest mass fields from a spinor point of view the reader may wish to consult Penrose (1965), Pirani (1965), or Penrose (1968a).Google Scholar
- 2.Strictly speaking, for positive frequency all that is required is that the field be well-defined throughout CM+. In order to be normalizable (in a conventional sense) the wave function must be defined on real Minkowski space as well.Google Scholar
- 3.This proposition is proved, in essentially the manner described here, in Penrose and MacCallum (1972), section 5.3. The same result, in a somewhat more primitive notation, can be found in Penrose (1968b), section 3, and in Penrose (1969).Google Scholar
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