Light-front-quantized QCD in a covariant gauge

  title={Light-front-quantized QCD in a covariant gauge},
  author={Prem Prakash Srivastava and Stanley J. Brodsky},
  journal={Physical Review D},
The light-front (LF) canonical quantization of quantum chromodynamics in covariant gauges is discussed. The Dirac procedure is used to eliminate the constraints in the gauge-fixed front form theory quantum action and to construct the LF Hamiltonian formulation. The physical degrees of freedom emerge naturally. The propagator of the dynamical ${\ensuremath{\psi}}_{+}$ part of the free fermionic propagator in the LF quantized field theory is shown to be causal and not to contain instantaneous… 

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