Accession Number : AD0709370

Title :   QUANTIZATION OF THE GRAVITATIONAL FIELD.

Descriptive Note : Final rept., 21 Oct 64-21 Sep 69,

Corporate Author : SYRACUSE UNIV N Y DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Bergmann,Peter G.

Report Date : APR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 429

Abstract : Contents: Radiation and observables; Physics and geometry; Spherically symmetric gravitational fields; Hamilton-Jacobi and Schrodinger theory in theories with first-class Hamiltonian constraints; Foundations research in physics, Delaware seminar in the foundation of physics; The quantum state vector and physical reality; Comments on the scalar-tensor theory; Status of canonical quantization; The sandwich conjecture; Decomposition of the Lorentz Matrix into skew symmetric tensors; The tail of a gravitational wave; Hamiltonian formalism on characteristic surfaces; Relativistic thermodynamics; The self scattering of a gravitational wave; Noether equations and conservation laws.

Descriptors :   (*QUANTUM THEORY, GRAVITY), RELATIVITY THEORY, FIELD THEORY, TENSOR ANALYSIS, THERMODYNAMICS, STATISTICAL MECHANICS, TOPOLOGY, REPORTS

Subject Categories : Quantum Theory and Relativity

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE