Logo

Spin Foam Models for Quantum Gravity

Small book cover: Spin Foam Models for Quantum Gravity

Spin Foam Models for Quantum Gravity
by

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 80

Description:
In this article we review the present status of the spin foam formulation of non-perturbative (background independent) quantum gravity. In the first part we present a general introduction to the main ideas emphasizing their motivations from various perspectives.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(870KB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Quantum GravityQuantum Gravity
by - InTech
This book presents a series of selected chapters written by renowned authors. Each chapter treats gravity and its quantization through known and alternative techniques, aiming a deeper understanding on the quantum nature of gravity.
(4961 views)
Book cover: The Spin Foam Approach to Quantum GravityThe Spin Foam Approach to Quantum Gravity
by - arXiv
This article reviews the present status of the spin foam approach to the quantization of gravity. Special attention is payed to the pedagogical presentation of the recently introduced new models for four dimensional quantum gravity.
(3208 views)
Book cover: Introduction to Modern Canonical Quantum General RelativityIntroduction to Modern Canonical Quantum General Relativity
by - arXiv
This is an introduction to canonical quantum general relativity, an attempt to define a mathematically rigorous, non-perturbative, background independent theory of Lorentzian quantum gravity in four spacetime dimensions in the continuum.
(8275 views)
Book cover: Singularities and Quantum GravitySingularities and Quantum Gravity
by - arXiv
An overview of the current status of singularities in classical and quantum gravity, starting with the classical singularity theorems. This suggests possible routes for quantum gravity to evade the devastating conclusion of the theorems ...
(4601 views)