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Title: Towards new background independent representations for loop quantum gravity
Authors: Varadarajan, Madhavan
Issue Date: May-2008
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing (IOP)
Citation: Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2008, Vol.25, 105011
Abstract: Recently, uniqueness theorems were constructed for the representation used in loop quantum gravity. We explore the existence of alternate representations by weakening the assumptions of the Lewandowski–Okolow–Sahlmann–Thiemann (LOST) uniqueness theorem. The weakened assumptions seem physically reasonable and retain the key requirement of explicit background independence. For simplicity, we restrict attention to the case of gauge group U(1).
Description: Restricted Access. An open-access version is available at arXiv.org (one of the alternative locations)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/3622
ISSN: E-ISSN: 1361-6382
P-ISSN: 0264-9381
Alternative Location: http://arxiv.org/abs/0709.1680
Copyright: 2008 IOP Publishing
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