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Yes-Go and No-Go for Higher-Spin Fields
November 14, 20163:00 pm – 4:00 pm (CDT)

Yes-Go and No-Go for Higher-Spin Fields


Zhenya Skvortsov (Lebedev Physical Institute)



Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics & Astronomy

College Station, Texas 77843

Event Details

I will review some of the most famous no-go results for theories with massless higher-spin fields and then show how all of them can be avoided with the help of the light-front quantization. In particular, one can construct an example of a consistent higher-spin theory in flat space.

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