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Canonical Realization of BMS Symmetry
November 23, 20161:00 pm – 2:00 pm (CDT)

Canonical Realization of BMS Symmetry


Joaquim Gomis (University of Barcelona)



Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics & Astronomy

College Station, Texas 77843

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We construct a canonical realization of the BMS algebra in terms of the Fourier modes of the free Klein-Gordon field in four and three dimensions. In three dimensions the realization contains supertranslations and also superrotations.

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