# Light-Cone Quantization: Foundations and Applications

@article{Heinzl2000LightConeQF, title={Light-Cone Quantization: Foundations and Applications}, author={T. Heinzl}, journal={Lecture Notes in Physics}, year={2000}, volume={572}, pages={55-142} }

These lecture notes review the foundations and some applications of light-cone quantization. First I explain how to choose a time in special relativity. Inclusion of Poincare invariance naturally leads to Dirac’s forms of relativistic dynamics. Among these, the front form, being the basis for light-cone quantization, is my main focus. I explain a few of its peculiar features such as boost and Galilei invariance or separation of relative and center-of-mass motion. Combining light-cone dynamics… Expand

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