# Algebraic approach to quantum field theory on a class of noncommutative curved spacetimes

December 11, 2009

In this article we study the quantization of a free real scalar field on a
class of noncommutative manifolds, obtained via formal deformation quantization
using triangular Drinfel'd twists. We construct deformed quadratic action
functionals and compute the corresponding equation of motion operators. The
Green's operators and the fundamental solution of the deformed equation of
motion are obtained in terms of formal power series. It is shown that, using
the deformed fundamental solution, we can define deformed *-algebras of field
observables, which in general depend on the spacetime deformation parameter.
This dependence is absent in the special case of Killing deformations, which
include in particular the Moyal-Weyl deformation of the Minkowski spacetime.

open access link
Gen.Rel.Grav.42:2785-2798,2010

@article{Ohl:2009qe,
author = "Ohl, Thorsten and Schenkel, Alexander",
title = "{Algebraic approach to quantum field theory on a class of
noncommutative curved spacetimes}",
journal = "Gen. Rel. Grav.",
volume = "42",
year = "2010",
pages = "2785-2798",
doi = "10.1007/s10714-010-1016-2",
eprint = "0912.2252",
archivePrefix = "arXiv",
primaryClass = "hep-th",
SLACcitation = "%%CITATION = ARXIV:0912.2252;%%"
}

Keywords:

QFT on non-commutative spaces, QFT on curved spacetimes