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

By Rodolfo Gambini,Jorge Pullin

This booklet presents an obtainable advent to loop quantum gravity and a few of its functions, at a degree appropriate for undergraduate scholars and others with just a minimum wisdom of faculty point physics. specifically it isn't assumed that the reader knows normal relativity and basically minimally conversant in quantum mechanics and Hamiltonian mechanics. so much chapters finish with difficulties that intricate at the textual content, and reduction studying. purposes such
as loop quantum cosmology, black gap entropy and spin foams are in short coated. The textual content is splendid for an undergraduate direction within the senior yr of a physics significant. it might even be used to introduce undergraduates to common relativity and quantum box idea as a part of a 'special topics'
type of course.

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