
Accession Number : AD0709370
Title : QUANTIZATION OF THE GRAVITATIONAL FIELD.
Descriptive Note : Final rept., 21 Oct 6421 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; HamiltonJacobi and Schrodinger theory in theories with firstclass Hamiltonian constraints; Foundations research in physics, Delaware seminar in the foundation of physics; The quantum state vector and physical reality; Comments on the scalartensor 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