2012

Quantum Field Theory and Gravity

Conceptual and Mathematical Advances in the Search for a Unified Framework

ISBN: 978-3-0348-0042-6 (Print) 978-3-0348-0043-3 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Pages 1-13

    Quantum Gravity: Whence, Whither?

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    Pages 15-23

    Local Covariance and Background Independence

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    Pages 25-40

    The “Big Wave” Theory for Dark Energy

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    Pages 41-64

    Discrete and Continuum Third Quantization of Gravity

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    Pages 65-96

    Unsharp Values, Domains and Topoi

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    Pages 97-119

    Causal Boundary of Spacetimes:Revision and Applications to AdS/CFT Correspondence

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    Pages 121-136

    Some Mathematical Aspects of the Hawking Effect for Rotating Black Holes

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    Pages 137-156

    Observables in the General Boundary Formulation

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    Pages 157-182

    Causal Fermion Systems: A Quantum Space-Time Emerging From an Action Principle

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    Pages 183-206

    CCR- versus CAR-Quantization on Curved Spacetimes

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    Pages 207-227

    On the Notion of ‘the Same Physics in All Spacetimes’

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    Pages 229-256

    Local Covariance, Renormalization Ambiguity, and Local Thermal Equilibrium in Cosmology

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    Pages 257-297

    Shape Dynamics. An Introduction

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    Pages 299-335

    On the Motion of Point Defects in Relativistic Fields

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    Pages 337-344

    How Unique Are Higher-dimensional Black Holes?

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    Pages 345-370

    Equivalence Principle, Quantum Mechanics, and Atom-Interferometric Tests

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 371-380