# nLab quantization of M2-brane to matrix model -- references

Quantization of the M2-brane sigma-model to a matrix model

### Quantization of the M2-brane sigma-model to a matrix model

The Poisson bracket-formulation of the classical light-cone gauge Hamiltonian for the bosonic relativistic membrane and the corresponding matrix commutator regularization is due to:

On the regularized light-cone gauge quantization of the Green-Schwarz sigma model for the M2-brane on (super) Minkowski spacetime, yielding the BFSS matrix model:

Original articles:

Observation that the spectrum is continuous:

Review:

The generalization to pp-wave spacetimes (leading to the BMN matrix model):