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The Resource Lectures on quantum gravity, edited by Andrés Gomberoff, Donald Marolf, (electronic book)

Lectures on quantum gravity, edited by Andrés Gomberoff, Donald Marolf, (electronic book)

Label
Lectures on quantum gravity
Title
Lectures on quantum gravity
Statement of responsibility
edited by Andrés Gomberoff, Donald Marolf
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The 2002 Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute School on Quantum Gravity was held at the Centro de Estudios Cientificos (CECS), Valdivia, Chile, January 4-14, 2002. The school featured lectures by ten speakers, and was attended by nearly 70 students from over 14 countries. This volume contains lectures given at the School
Member of
Cataloging source
GW5XE
Dewey number
530.14/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC178
LC item number
.L38 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gomberoff, Andrés
  • Marolf, Donald
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Quantum gravity
  • Quantum Computing, Information and Physics
  • Quantum Physics
Label
Lectures on quantum gravity, edited by Andrés Gomberoff, Donald Marolf, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contributing Authors -- Preface -- The Thermodynamics of Black Holes, Robert M. Wald -- Introduction to Quantum Fields in Curved Spacetime and the Hawking Effect, Ted Jacobson -- Large N field theories and gravity, Juan Maldacena -- Lectures on D-branes, tachyon condensation, and string field theory, Washington Taylor -- Billiard dynamics, Thibault Damour, Marc Henneaux, Hermann Nicolai -- Tall tales from de Sitter space, Robert C. Myers -- Causal Sets: Discrete Gravity, Rafael D. Sorkin -- Thermal Decay of the Cosmological Constant into Black Holes, Andrés Gomberoff, Marc Henneaux, Claudio Teitelboim, Frank Wilczek
Control code
SPR209828585
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xv, 349 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387249926
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Lectures on quantum gravity, edited by Andrés Gomberoff, Donald Marolf, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contributing Authors -- Preface -- The Thermodynamics of Black Holes, Robert M. Wald -- Introduction to Quantum Fields in Curved Spacetime and the Hawking Effect, Ted Jacobson -- Large N field theories and gravity, Juan Maldacena -- Lectures on D-branes, tachyon condensation, and string field theory, Washington Taylor -- Billiard dynamics, Thibault Damour, Marc Henneaux, Hermann Nicolai -- Tall tales from de Sitter space, Robert C. Myers -- Causal Sets: Discrete Gravity, Rafael D. Sorkin -- Thermal Decay of the Cosmological Constant into Black Holes, Andrés Gomberoff, Marc Henneaux, Claudio Teitelboim, Frank Wilczek
Control code
SPR209828585
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xv, 349 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387249926
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote

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