Physical Instances of Noncommuting Coordinates

  • Roman Jackiw
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 616)


Noncommuting spatial coordinates and fields can be realized in actual physical situations. Plane wave solutions to noncommuting photodynamics exhibit violaton of Lorentz invariance (special relativity).


Landau Level Star Product Maxwell Theory Dirac Bracket Plane Wave Solution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roman Jackiw
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  1. 1.Center for Theoretical PhysicsMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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