Reduced phase space quantization and Dirac observables

  title={Reduced phase space quantization and Dirac observables},
  author={Thomas Thiemann},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
  pages={1163 - 1180}
  • T. Thiemann
  • Published 6 November 2004
  • Mathematics
  • Classical and Quantum Gravity
In her recent work, Dittrich generalized Rovelli's idea of partial observables to construct Dirac observables for constrained systems to the general case of an arbitrary first class constraint algebra with structure functions rather than structure constants. Here we use this framework and propose how to implement explicitly a reduced phase space quantization of a given system, at least in principle, without the need to compute the gauge equivalence classes. The degree of practicality of this… 
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