Item description for Quantum Gravity: From Theory to Experimental Search (Lecture Notes in Physics) by Domenico J.W. Giulini...
The relation between quantum theory and the theory of gravitationremains one of the most outstanding unresolved issues of modern physics. According to general expectation, general relativity as well as quantum (field) theory in a fixed background spacetime cannot be fundamentally correct. Hence there should exist a broader theory comprising both in appropriate limits, i.e.,quantum gravity. This bookgives readers a comprehensive introduction accessible to interested non-experts to the main issues surrounding the search for quantum gravity. These issues relate to fundamental questions concerning the various formalisms of quantization; specific questions concerning concrete processes, like gravitational collapse or black-hole evaporation; and the all important question concerning the possibility of experimental tests of quantum-gravity effects.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.37" Width: 6.38" Height: 0.87" Weight: 1.59 lbs.
Release Date Nov 5, 2003
ISBN 354040810X ISBN13 9783540408109
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