Excellent research published online: Combining gravity with the forces of the standard model on a cosmological scale
TITLE: Combining gravity with the forces of the standard model on a cosmological scale
AUTHORS: Claus Gerhardt
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We prove the existence of a spectral resolution of the Wheeler-DeWitt equation when the underlying spacetime is a Friedman universe with flat spatial slices and where the matter fields are comprised of the strong interaction, with SU(3) replaced by a general SU(n), n >= 2, and the electro-weak interaction.
The wave functions are maps from R[4n+10] to a subspace of the antisymmetric Fock space, and one noteworthy result is that, whenever the electro-weak interaction is involved, the image of an eigenfunction is in general not one dimensional, i.e., in general it makes no sense specifying a fermion and looking for an eigenfunction the range of which is contained in the one dimensional vector space spanned by the fermion
Classical and Quantum Gravity