A First Course in Loop Quantum Gravity by Rodolfo Gambini,Jorge Pullin

By Rodolfo Gambini,Jorge Pullin

This publication offers an obtainable advent to loop quantum gravity and a few of its purposes, at a degree compatible for undergraduate scholars and others with just a minimum wisdom of faculty point physics. particularly it isn't assumed that the reader knows common relativity and purely minimally acquainted with quantum mechanics and Hamiltonian mechanics. so much chapters finish with difficulties that difficult at the textual content, and reduction studying. functions such
as loop quantum cosmology, black gap entropy and spin foams are in short coated. The textual content is preferrred for an undergraduate direction within the senior 12 months of a physics significant. it may possibly even be used to introduce undergraduates to normal relativity and quantum box conception as a part of a 'special topics'
type of course.

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