# On the Covariant Quantization of the 2nd-Ilk Superparticle

Research paper by J. L. Vazquez-Bello

Indexed on: 21 Oct '91Published on: 21 Oct '91Published in: High Energy Physics - Theory

#### Abstract

This paper is devoted to the quantization of the second-ilk superparticle using the Batalin-Vilkovisky method. We show the full structure of the master action. By imposing gauge conditions on the gauge fields rather than on coordinates we find a gauge-fixed quantum action which is free. The structure of the BRST charge is exhibited and the BRST cohomology yields the same physical spectrum as the light- cone quantization of the usual superparticle.