Locally covariant charged fields and background independence

Jochen Zahn
November 29, 2013
We discuss gauge background independence at the example of the charged Dirac field. We show that a perturbative version of background independence, termed perturbative agreement by Hollands and Wald, can be fulfilled, and discuss some of its consequences.
open access link Reviews in Mathematical Physics Vol. 27, No. 07, 1550017 (2015)
@article{Zahn:2013ywa, author = "Zahn, Jochen", title = "{Locally covariant charged fields and background independence}", journal = "Rev. Math. Phys.", volume = "27", year = "2015", number = "07", pages = "1550017", doi = "10.1142/S0129055X15500178", eprint = "1311.7661", archivePrefix = "arXiv", primaryClass = "math-ph", reportNumber = "UWTHPH-2013-33", SLACcitation = "%%CITATION = ARXIV:1311.7661;%%" }

Keywords: 
locally covariant quantum field theory

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