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Published: 05 April 2012

408 Pages | 37 b/w illustrations


ISBN: 9780199585205

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Quantum Gravity

Third Edition

Claus Kiefer

International Series of Monographs on Physics

  • Accessible introduction to the main approaches to quantum gravity (without bias to a particular approach)
  • Suitable starting point for any research in quantum gravity
  • Presents a combination of mathematical and conceptual issues
  • Assists the reader in recognizing connections between the various approaches
  • Technically precise and explicit

New to this Edition:

  • Contains new chapters or sections on quantum gravity phenomenology, Horava-Lifshitz quantum gravity, analogue gravity, the holographic principle, affine quantum gravity, and other topics.
  • Presents updates on loop quantum cosmology, the LTB model, asymptotic safety, various discrete approaches, and other topics.
  • nontains pedagogical extensions throughout the text.

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