Letters in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 33, Issue 2, pp 139–146 | Cite as

Functional integral of QED in terms of gauge-invariant quantities

  • J. Kijowski
  • G. Rudolph
  • M. Rudolph
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Abstract

We reduce the functional integral of quantum electrodynamics to an integral containing only local gauge invariant quantities. The set of (bosonic) invariants contains bilinear combinations of the spinor field and a real-valued covector field.

Mathematics Subject Classifications (1991)

81Q05 81T13 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Kijowski
    • 1
  • G. Rudolph
    • 2
  • M. Rudolph
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Theoretical PhysicsPolish Academy of SciencesWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Fachbereich PhysikUniversität LeipzigLeipzigGermany

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