Hamiltonian dynamics of linearly polarized Gowdy models coupled to massless scalar fields

  title={Hamiltonian dynamics of linearly polarized Gowdy models coupled to massless scalar fields},
  author={G. J.FernandoBarbero and Daniel G'omez Vergel and Eduardo J S Villase{\~n}or},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
The purpose of this paper is to analyze in detail the Hamiltonian formulation for the compact Gowdy models coupled to massless scalar fields as a necessary first step toward their quantization. We will pay special attention to the coupling of matter and those features that arise for the and topologies that are not present in the well-studied case?in particular the polar constraints that come from the regularity conditions on the metric. As a byproduct of our analysis we will get an alternative… Expand
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