53 v 1 2 7 M ar 1 99 6 Quantum Cosmology With Conformally Invariant Scalar Field ∗

  • Nivaldo A. Lemos
  • Published 2008


A Friedmann-Robertson-Walker universe filled with a conformally invariant scalar field is quantized by the reduced phase space method. In the gauge t = R, where R is the scale factor, a complete set of quantum states is exhibited, whose properties are compared to those of the Hartle-Hawking and Vilenkin wave functions. The issue of time, singularities, and… (More)


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