Higher Spin Fields on Curved Spacetimes

Authors: 
Mühlhoff, Rainer
Year: 
2007
Language: 
English
Abstract in English: 
This is a diploma thesis on Buchdahl's equations for the description of massive particles of arbitrary spin s/2. On 4-dimensional, globally hyperbolic Lorentzian spacetime manifolds, existence of advanced and retarded Green's operators is proved, the Cauchy problem for Buchdahl's equations is solved globally and two possible constructions for quantizing Buchdahl fields using CAR algebras in the fashion of [Dimock 1982] are given.
Abstract: 
This is a diploma thesis on Buchdahl's equations for the description of massive particles of arbitrary spin s/2. On 4-dimensional, globally hyperbolic Lorentzian spacetime manifolds, existence of advanced and retarded Green's operators is proved, the Cauchy problem for Buchdahl's equations is solved globally and two possible constructions for quantizing Buchdahl fields using CAR algebras in the fashion of [Dimock 1982] are given.
Pubdate / Erscheinungsdatum: 
December 2007
Pages / Seitenanzahl: 
143
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