Intrinsic time quantum geometrodynamics

Eyo Eyo Ita, Chopin Soo, Hoi Lai Yu

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Abstract

Quantum geometrodynamics with intrinsic time development and momentric variables is presented. An underlying SU (3) group structure at each spatial point regulates the theory. The intrinsic time behavior of the theory is analyzed, together with its ground state and primordial quantum fluctuations. Cotton-York potential dominates at early times when the universe was small; the ground state naturally resolves Penrose'sWeyl curvature hypothesis, and thermodynamic and gravitational "arrows of time" point in the same direction. Ricci scalar potential corresponding to Einstein's general relativity emerges as a zero-point energy contribution. A new set of fundamental commutation relations without Planck's constant emerges from the unification of gravitation and quantum mechanics.

Original languageEnglish
Article number83E01
JournalProgress of Theoretical and Experimental Physics
Volume2015
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Aug

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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