Conformal geometrodynamics: True degrees of freedom in a truly canonical structure

@article{Wang2005ConformalGT,
  title={Conformal geometrodynamics: True degrees of freedom in a truly canonical structure},
  author={Charles H.-T. Wang},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2005},
  volume={71},
  pages={124026}
}
  • C. Wang
  • Published 8 January 2005
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Review D
The standard geometrodynamics is transformed into a theory of conformal geometrodynamics by extending the Arnowitt-Deser-Misner (ADM) phase space for canonical general relativity to that consisting of York's mean exterior curvature time, conformal three-metric and their momenta. Accordingly, an additional constraint is introduced, called the conformal constraint. In terms of the new canonical variables, a diffeomorphism constraint is derived from the original momentum constraint. The… 
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