Quantum Gravity and the Functional Renormalization Group

Quantum Gravity and the Functional Renormalization Group

The Road towards Asymptotic Safety

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Cambridge University Press

01/2019

354

Dura

Inglês

9781107107328

15 a 20 dias

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1. A quantum field theory of gravity; 2. The functional renormalization group; 3. The asymptotic safety mechanism; 4. A functional renormalization group for gravity; 5. Truncations of single-metric type; 6. Bi-metric truncations; 7. Conformally reduced gravity; 8. The reconstruction problem; 9. Alternative field variables; 10. Matter coupled to quantum gravity; 11. Towards phenomenology; 12. Miscellanea; Appendix A. Notation and conventions; Appendix B. Organizing the derivative expansion; Appendix C. Metric variations; Appendix D. Heat Kernel techniques; Appendix E. Cutoff- and threshold functions; Appendix F. Field decompositions; References; Index.
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