Null infinity from quasi-local phase space


Wieland, W. (2021). Null infinity from quasi-local phase space. Perimeter Institute. https://pirsa.org/21030031


Wieland, Wolfgang. Null infinity from quasi-local phase space. Perimeter Institute, Mar. 18, 2021, https://pirsa.org/21030031


          @misc{ pirsa_PIRSA:21030031,
            doi = {10.48660/21030031},
            url = {https://pirsa.org/21030031},
            author = {Wieland, Wolfgang},
            keywords = {Quantum Gravity},
            language = {en},
            title = {Null infinity from quasi-local phase space},
            publisher = {Perimeter Institute},
            year = {2021},
            month = {mar},
            note = {PIRSA:21030031 see, \url{https://pirsa.org}}

Wolfgang Wieland University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Talk Type Scientific Series


I will consider the phase space at null-infinity from the r\rightarrow\infty limit of a quasi-local phase space for a finite box with a boundary that is null. This box will serve as a natural IR regulator. To remove the IR regulator, I will consider a double null foliation together with an adapted Newman--Penrose null tetrad. The limit to null infinity (on phase space) is obtained in the limit where the boundary is sent to infinity. I will introduce various charges and explain the role of the corresponding balance laws. The talk is based on the paper: arXiv:2012.01889.