Quantum Field Theory and Gravity: Conceptual and Mathematical Advances in the Search for a Unified Framework (2012)


SKU: 9783034800426
Editor: Finster, Felix Müller, Olaf Nardmann, Marc Tolksdorf, Jürgen Zeidler, Eberhard
Publication Date: 02/10/2012
Publisher: Birkhauser
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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Preface.- Quantum Gravity: Whence, Whithter? (Claus Kiefer).- Local Covariance and Background Independence (Klaus Fredenhagen, Katarzyna Rejzner).- The “Big Wave” Theory for Dark Energy (Blake Temple).- Discrete and Continuum Third Quantization of Gravity (Steffen Gielen, Daniele Oriti).- Unsharp Values, Domains and Topoi (Andreas Döring, Rui Soares Barbosa).- Causal Boundary of Spacetimes: Revision and Applications to AdS/CFT Correspondence (José Luis Flores, Jónatan Herrera, Miguel Sánchez).- Some Mathematical Aspects of the Hawking Effect for Rotating Black Holes (Dietrich Häfner).- Observables in the General Boundary Formulation (Robert Oeckl).- Causal Fermion Systems: A Quantum Space-Time Emerging From an Action Principle (Felix Finster, Andreas Grotz, Daniela Schiefeneder).- CCR- Versus CAR-Quantization on Curved Spacetimes (Christian Bär, Nicolas Ginoux).- On the Notion of ‘the Same Physics in All Spacetimes’ (Christopher J. Fewster).- Local Covariance, Renormalization Ambiguity, and Local Thermal Equilibrium in Cosmology (Rainer Verch).- Shape Dynamics. An Introduction (Julian Barbour).- On the Motion of Point Defects in Relativistic Fields (Michael K.-H. Kiessling).- How Unique are Higher-dimensional Black Holes? (Stefan Hollands).- Equivalence Principle, Quantum Mechanics, and Atom-interferometric Tests (Domenico Giulini).