Foundations of Physics Letters

, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 157–164 | Cite as

On the quantization of general relativity in anholonomic variables

  • H. -H. v. Borzeszkowski
  • V. de Sabbata
  • C. Sivaram
  • H. -J. Treder


In discussing Bohr-Sommerfeld-like quantum rules for gravity, it is argued that Einstein's Riemannian theory of general relativity rather leads to a quantum field-mechanics than to a quantum-field theory of gravity. We construct the canonically conjugate coordinates and momenta of this gravito-dynamics in the framework of the Einstein-Cartan teleparallelism.

Key words

quantum gravity Einstein-Cartan theories Bohr-Sommerfeld quantum rules 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. -H. v. Borzeszkowski
    • 1
  • V. de Sabbata
    • 2
  • C. Sivaram
    • 3
  • H. -J. Treder
    • 4
  1. 1.TU Berlin, Institut für Theoretische Physik, “Gravitationsprojekt”PotsdamGermany
  2. 2.Dipartimento di FisicaUniversita di Ferrara, Istituto di Fisica NucleareSezione di FerraraItaly
  3. 3.Indian Institute of AstrophysicsBangaloreIndia
  4. 4.PotsdamGermany

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