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Fundamental Interactions Seminars

Seminar organized by the four teams of the group Fundamental Interactions.

Person in charge: Federico Piazza
Dedicated Day:
Friday, 14:00
Place: CPT, Amphitheater on the 5th floor
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Next Fundamental Interactions Seminars

Friday 1 June

14h00 – 15h00, Amphi 5 du CPT

Geometrical construction of reduced phase spaces

Alberto Cattaneo

The reduced phase space of a field theory is the space of its possible initial conditions endowed with a natural symplectic structure. An alternative to Dirac’s method, relying on natural geometric aspects of variational problems, was introduced by Kijowski and Tulczijev. This method also has the advantage of having a natural generalization in the BV context. In this talk, I will explain the method and describe some examples, focusing in particular on the tetradic version of general relativity in four dimensions.

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