The reduced phase space of Palatini-Cartan-Holst theory

Monday, 17 July, 2017

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General relativity in four dimensions can be reformulated as a gauge theory, referred to as Palatini-Cartan-Holst theory. This paper describes its reduced phase space using a geometric method due to Kijowski and Tulczijev and its relation to that of the Einstein-Hilbert approach.


Alberto S. Cattaneo
Michele Schiavina