Logo

An Elementary Introduction to Loop Quantum Gravity

Small book cover: An Elementary Introduction to Loop Quantum Gravity

An Elementary Introduction to Loop Quantum Gravity
by

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 62

Description:
An introduction to loop quantum gravity is given, focussing on the fundamental aspects of the theory, different approaches to the dynamics, as well as possible future directions. It is structured in five lectures, including exercises, and requires only little prior knowledge of quantum mechanics, gauge theory, and general relativity.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(1.8MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Quantum Physics, Relativity, and Complex SpacetimeQuantum Physics, Relativity, and Complex Spacetime
by - University of Massachusetts at Lowell
A new synthesis of the principles of quantum mechanics and Relativity is proposed in the context of complex differential geometry. The positivity of the energy implies that wave functions and fields can be extended to complex spacetime.
(12777 views)
Book cover: Emergent Models for Gravity: an overviewEmergent Models for Gravity: an overview
by - arXiv
An overview of attempts to describe gravity as an emergent phenomenon, starting from condensed matter physics to more sophisticated pregeometric models. The common line of thought is to view the graviton as a composite particle/collective moode.
(7008 views)
Book cover: From Classical To Quantum Gravity: Introduction to Loop Quantum GravityFrom Classical To Quantum Gravity: Introduction to Loop Quantum Gravity
by - arXiv
An introduction to the canonical quantization of gravity performed in loop quantum gravity. A special feature of this introduction is the inclusion of new proposals for coupling matter to gravity that can be used to deparametrize the theory.
(8019 views)
Book cover: Loop Quantum GravityLoop Quantum Gravity
by - arXiv
This is a (relatively) non-technical summary of the status of the quantum dynamics in Loop Quantum Gravity (LQG). We explain in detail the historical evolution of the subject and why the results obtained so far are non-trivial.
(8261 views)