Quantum field theory and gravitation

  • Rudolf Haag
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 257)


The formulation of a generally covariant quantum field theory is described. The scaling limit of physical states and its relation to the metric of space-time is discussed.


Tangent Space Minkowski Space Affine Connection Linear Contraction Hilbert Space Representation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rudolf Haag
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  1. 1.II. Institut für Theoretische-PhysikUniversität HamburgHamburg 50

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