Consistent quantization of massless fields of any spin

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Consistent quantization of massless fields of any spin is developed from first principles. Probability currents and Lagrangians are derived allowing a first quantized formalism. A simple procedure was derived of connecting the wavefunctions with potentials and gauge conditions. We emphasize the spin one and spin two cases, relating them to the quantum photon (via modified Maxwell's equations) and to the quantum graviton respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012019
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2013
Event8th Biennial Conference on Classical and Quantum Relativistic Dynamics of Particles and Fields, IARD 2012 - Florence, Italy
Duration: 29 May 20121 Jun 2012


  • any spin
  • massless fields
  • quantization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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