A Quantum Minkowski Space-Time

  • Bianca Letizia Cerchiai
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 543)


The representation theory of a q-deformed Minkowski algebra, which is as quantum space a co-module of the q-Poincaré algebra, is studied. The spectra of the coordinates are discrete: space-time acquires a lattice-like structure. The eigenvalues grow exponentially and there are accumulation points on the light-cone.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bianca Letizia Cerchiai
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  1. 1.Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenMünchen
  2. 2.Max-Planck-Institut für PhysikMünchen

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