Quantum Cosmology for the General Bianchi Type II, VI(Class A) and VII(Class A) Vacuum Geometries

  • T. Christodoulakis
  • G. O. Papadopoulos
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Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 276)


The canonical quantization of the most general minisuperspace actions -i.e. with all six scale factor as well as the lapse function and the shift vector present- describing the vacuum type II, VI and VII geometries, is considered. The reduction to the corresponding physical degrees of freedom is achieved through the usage of the linear constraints as well as the quantum version of the entire set of classical integrals of motion.


Poisson Bracket Bianchi Type Outer Automorphism Class Constraint Quantum Cosmology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Christodoulakis
    • 1
  • G. O. Papadopoulos
    • 1
  1. 1.Physics Department, Nuclear & Particle Physics SectionUniversity of AthensAthensGreece

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