2+1 quantum gravity as a toy model for the 3+1 theory

A. Ashtekar, V. Husain, C. Rovelli, J. Samuel, L. Smolin

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Abstract

2+1 Einstein gravity is used as a toy model for testing a program for nonperturbative canonical quantisation of the 3+1 theory. The program can be successfully implemented in the model and leads to a surprisingly rich quantum theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number001
Pages (from-to)L185-L193
JournalClassical and Quantum Gravity
Volume6
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1989

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Ashtekar, A. ; Husain, V. ; Rovelli, C. ; Samuel, J. ; Smolin, L. / 2+1 quantum gravity as a toy model for the 3+1 theory. In: Classical and Quantum Gravity. 1989 ; Vol. 6, No. 10. pp. L185-L193.
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Ashtekar, A, Husain, V, Rovelli, C, Samuel, J & Smolin, L 1989, '2+1 quantum gravity as a toy model for the 3+1 theory', Classical and Quantum Gravity, vol. 6, no. 10, 001, pp. L185-L193. https://doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/6/10/001

2+1 quantum gravity as a toy model for the 3+1 theory. / Ashtekar, A.; Husain, V.; Rovelli, C.; Samuel, J.; Smolin, L.

In: Classical and Quantum Gravity, Vol. 6, No. 10, 001, 01.12.1989, p. L185-L193.

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