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From groups and knots to black hole entropy - mathematical aspects of loop quantum gravity


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Author(s): Sahlmann H
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co.
Publication year: 2013
ISBN: 9789814449236

Abstract

I will survey the formalism and main results of loop quantum gravity [1], [2] from a mathematical perspective. Then I take a closer look at the way black hole horizons are treated in the theory, by coupling a Chern-Simons theory on the horizon to the bulk degrees of freedom [3]. I will present some recent results on a new way to solve the self-duality equation involved directly in the quantum theory [4].



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APA: Sahlmann, H. (2013). From groups and knots to black hole entropy - mathematical aspects of loop quantum gravity. World Scientific Publishing Co..

MLA: Sahlmann, Hanno. "From groups and knots to black hole entropy - mathematical aspects of loop quantum gravity." World Scientific Publishing Co., 2013.

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