The role of space-time structure in effective theory and cosmology

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Abstract

Quantum gravity generally gives rise to a fundamental space-time structure different from the classical continuum picture. This is incorporated in the form of states representing quantum geometry. Effective equations derived to evaluate the quantum theory by including quantum corrections in the classical equations must take the general form of quantum states, reflecting space-time structure, into account. Unlike low energy effective actions, proper effective equations of canonical quantum gravity show effects whose magnitude can be much larger than expected on dimensional grounds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTHEORETICAL HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS: International Workshop on Theoretical High Energy Physics
Pages138-146
Number of pages9
Volume939
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007
EventTHEORETICAL HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS: International Workshop on Theoretical High Energy Physics - Roorkee, India
Duration: Mar 15 2007Mar 20 2007

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OtherTHEORETICAL HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS: International Workshop on Theoretical High Energy Physics
CountryIndia
CityRoorkee
Period3/15/073/20/07

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cosmology
gravitation
quantum theory
continuums
geometry
energy

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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Bojowald, M. (2007). The role of space-time structure in effective theory and cosmology. In THEORETICAL HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS: International Workshop on Theoretical High Energy Physics (Vol. 939, pp. 138-146) https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2803798
Bojowald, Martin. / The role of space-time structure in effective theory and cosmology. THEORETICAL HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS: International Workshop on Theoretical High Energy Physics. Vol. 939 2007. pp. 138-146
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