Wave equations on Lorentzian manifolds and quantization

  • Christian Bär (Universität Potsdam, Germany)
A3 01 (Sophus-Lie room)


After a short introduction to globally hyperbolic Lorentzian manifolds we discuss the analysis of normally hyperbolic operators on such manifolds: Local versus global existence of fundamental solutions, Green's operators, Cauchy problem. Then we show how to quantize such fields.

Katharina Matschke

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