Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-15-2014

Subject: LCSH

Einstein's gravitational field equations, Schwinger action principle

Disciplines

Physics

Abstract

By applying Schwinger’s variational principle to the Einstein-Cartan action for the gravitational field, we derive quantum commutation relations between the metric and torsion tensors.

Comments

This is the author's submitted version of the article that appeared in Physical Review D, available at:

http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.89.027501. Originally posted at arXiv:1310.8014 [gr-qc]

DOI

10.1103/PhysRevD.89.027501

Publisher Citation

Poplawski, Nikodem (2014). Schwinger’s variational principle in Einstein-Cartan gravity. Physical Review D 89(2), January 15, 2014, 027501.

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