PIRSA:06030029

Introduction to quantum gravity - Part 21

APA

Oriti, D. (2006). Introduction to quantum gravity - Part 21. Perimeter Institute. https://pirsa.org/06030029

MLA

Oriti, Daniele. Introduction to quantum gravity - Part 21. Perimeter Institute, Mar. 31, 2006, https://pirsa.org/06030029

BibTex

          @misc{ pirsa_06030029,
            doi = {10.48660/06030029},
            url = {https://pirsa.org/06030029},
            author = {Oriti, Daniele},
            keywords = {},
            language = {en},
            title = {Introduction to quantum gravity - Part 21},
            publisher = {Perimeter Institute},
            year = {2006},
            month = {mar},
            note = {PIRSA:06030029 see, \url{https://pirsa.org}}
          }
          

Daniele Oriti Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitiät München (LMU)

Abstract

This is an introduction to background independent quantum theories of gravity, with a focus on loop quantum gravity and related approaches. Basic texts: -Quantum Gravity, by Carlo Rovelli, Cambridge University Press 2005 -Quantum gravityy with a positive cosmological constant, Lee Smolin, hep-th/0209079 -Invitation to loop quantum gravity, Lee Smolin, hep-th/0408048 -Gauge fields, knots and gravity, JC Baez, JP Muniain Prerequisites: -undergraduate quantum mechanics -basics of classical gauge field theories -basic general relativity -hamiltonian and lagrangian mechanics -basics of lie algebras