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Relativistci poisson brackets

  1. Oct 15, 2009 #1
    i am searching for a detailed discussion on the relativistic poisson brackets. where i can found it?
     
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  3. Oct 16, 2009 #2

    Demystifier

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    See about Pierls bracket. For example, see the book on QFT by DeWitt.
     
  4. Oct 20, 2009 #3
    Why should the Poisson bracket be different for relativistic and non-relativistic fields/particles?
     
  5. Oct 21, 2009 #4

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    Poisson brackets require a choice of a special time coordinate, so they are not relativistic covariant.
     
  6. Oct 21, 2009 #5
    A Yahoo search for "relativistic Poisson bracket" (it may be picky with correct spelling) yields a single hit: http://landau.rice.edu/~aac/pubs/Phys-Plasmas.pdf

    However, a better search phrase is "covariant phase space" which yields ca 142,000 hits on Google. Even better, searching for "covariant phase space"+Larsson yields six hits on Yahoo, all apparently written by a younger myself.
     
  7. Feb 9, 2011 #6

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