skip to content
Quantum gravity Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Quantum gravity

Author: Claus Kiefer
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series: International series of monographs on physics, 155
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
Summary:

Quantum theory and Einstein's theory of relativity are at the centre of modern theoretical physics, yet, the consistent unification of both theories is still elusive. This book offers an up-to-date  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claus Kiefer
ISBN: 0199585202 9780199585205
OCLC Number: 839334031
Notes: Previous edition: 2007.
Description: xii, 393 p. : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Why quantum gravity? ; 2. Covariant approaches to quantum gravity ; 3. Parametrized and relational systems ; 4. Hamiltonian formulation of general relativity ; 5. Quantum geometrodynamics ; 6. Quantum gravity with connections and loops ; 7. Quantization of black holes ; 8. Quantum cosmology ; 9. String theory ; 10. Phenomenology, decoherence, and the arrow of time
Series Title: International series of monographs on physics, 155
Responsibility: Claus Kiefer.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

The authors own work on the quantisation of black holes and collapsing dust shells is extensively presented. Overall the presentation is balanced and without any exaggerated claims for any one Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/839334031> # Quantum gravity
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "839334031" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4923229978#Place/oxford> ; # Oxford
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1085110> ; # Quantum gravity
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/530.143/e23/> ;
    schema:bookEdition "3rd ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/20768624> ; # Claus Kiefer
    schema:datePublished "2012" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4923229978> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4923229978#Series/international_series_of_monographs_on_physics> ; # International series of monographs on physics ;
    schema:name "Quantum gravity" ;
    schema:numberOfPages "393" ;
    schema:productID "839334031" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/839334031#PublicationEvent/oxford_oxford_university_press_2012> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4923229978#Agent/oxford_university_press> ; # Oxford University Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780199585205> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB1E1706> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/839334031> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4923229978#Agent/oxford_university_press> # Oxford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Oxford University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4923229978#Series/international_series_of_monographs_on_physics> # International series of monographs on physics ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/839334031> ; # Quantum gravity
    schema:name "International series of monographs on physics ;" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1085110> # Quantum gravity
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Quantum gravity" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/20768624> # Claus Kiefer
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1958" ;
    schema:familyName "Kiefer" ;
    schema:givenName "Claus" ;
    schema:name "Claus Kiefer" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780199585205>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0199585202" ;
    schema:isbn "9780199585205" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.