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Particles and Fields
Eur. Phys. J. C 5, 553-566
DOI 10.1007/s100529800868

q-deformed Minkowski space based on a q-Lorentz algebra

B.L. Cerchiai1,2 - J. Wess1,2

1 Sektion Physik der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Theresienstr. 37, D-80333 München, Germany
2 Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut), Föhringer Ring 6, D-80805 München, Germany

Received: 23 January 1997 / Published online: 10 March 1998

Abstract
The Hilbert space representations of a non-commutative q-deformed Minkowski space, its momenta and its Lorentz boosts are constructed. The spectrum of the diagonalizable space elements shows a lattice-like structure with accumulation points on the light-cone.


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