First Course in Loop Quantum Gravity (BOK)

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This book provides an accessible introduction to loop quantum gravity and some of its applications, at a level suitable for undergraduate students and others with only a minimal knowledge of college level physics. In particular it is not assumed that the reader is familiar with general relativity and only minimally familiar with quantum mechanics and Hamiltonian mechanics. Most chapters end with problems that elaborate on the text, and aid learning. Applications such as loop quantum cosmology, black hole entropy and spin foams are briefly covered. The text is ideally suited for an undergraduate course in the senior year of a physics major. It can also be used to introduce undergraduates to general relativity and quantum field theory as part of a 'special topics' type of course.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter
Forlag
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS ACADEM
ISBN 9780199590759
Antall sider 192 Dimensjoner 17,2cm x 25,4cm x 1,6cm
Vekt 552 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd