Covariant canonical quantization of fields and Bohmian mechanics

  title={Covariant canonical quantization of fields and Bohmian mechanics},
  author={Hrvoje Nikoli{\'c}},
  journal={The European Physical Journal C - Particles and Fields},
  • H. Nikolić
  • Published 27 July 2004
  • Physics
  • The European Physical Journal C - Particles and Fields
Abstract.We propose a manifestly covariant canonical method of field quantization based on the classical De Donder-Weyl covariant canonical formulation of field theory. Owing to covariance, the space and time arguments of fields are treated on an equal footing. To achieve both covariance and consistency with standard non-covariant canonical quantization of fields in Minkowski spacetime, it is necessary to adopt a covariant Bohmian formulation of quantum field theory. A preferred foliation of… 
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