Invited review: The new spin foam models and quantum gravity

  • Alejandro Perez Centre de Physique Théorique, Campus de Luminy, 13288 Marseille, France.
Keywords: Quantum gravity

Abstract

In this article, we give a systematic definition of the recently introduced spin foam models for four-dimensional quantum  gravity, reviewing the main results on their semiclassical limit on fixed discretizations.

Received: 17 October 2011,  Accepted: 18 March 2012; Edited by: J. Pullin; Reviewed by: L. Freidel, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada;  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4279/PIP.040004

Cite as: A. Perez, Papers in Physics 4, 040004 (2012)

 

Author Biography

Alejandro Perez, Centre de Physique Théorique, Campus de Luminy, 13288 Marseille, France.
Professor
Open Review
Published
2012-05-25
How to Cite
Perez, A. (2012). Invited review: The new spin foam models and quantum gravity. Papers in Physics, 4, 040004. https://doi.org/10.4279/pip.040004
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Articles