Space and time from translation symmetry
Abstract
We show that the notions of space and time in algebraic quantum field theory arise from translation symmetry if we assume asymptotic commutativity. We argue that this construction can be applied to string theory.
 Publication:

Journal of Mathematical Physics
 Pub Date:
 January 2010
 DOI:
 10.1063/1.3257623
 arXiv:
 arXiv:hepth/0601035
 Bibcode:
 2010JMP....51a5201S
 Keywords:

 11.25.Sq;
 11.30.Pb;
 02.40.k;
 11.10.z;
 Nonperturbative techniques;
 string field theory;
 Supersymmetry;
 Geometry differential geometry and topology;
 Field theory;
 High Energy Physics  Theory;
 Mathematical Physics
 EPrint:
 10 pages, Essential changes and additions, in particular, in the discussion of string field theory