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Quantum Field Theory and Gravity: Conceptual and Mathematical Advances in the Search for a Unified Framework
By Olaf M�ller (editor), Marc Nardmann (editor), Felix Finster (editor), Eberhard Zeidler (editor) and J�rgen Tolksdorf (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Birkhauser
Publication date April 13, 2014
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9783034807920
ISBN-10 3034807929
Dimensions 0 by 6.11 by 9.26 in.
Original list price $139.00
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One of the most challenging problems of contemporary theoretical physics is the mathematically rigorous construction of a theory which describes gravitation and the other fundamental physical interactions within a common framework. The physical ideas which grew from attempts to develop such a theory require highly advanced mathematical methods and radically new physical concepts.

 

This book presents different approaches to a rigorous unified description of quantum fields and gravity. It contains a carefully selected cross-section of lively discussions which took place in autumn 2010 at the fifth conference "Quantum field theory and gravity - Conceptual and mathematical advances in the search for a unified framework" in Regensburg, Germany. In the tradition of the other proceedings covering this series of conferences, a special feature of this book is the exposition of a wide variety of approaches, with the intention to facilitate a comparison.

 

The book is mainly addressed to mathematicians and physicists who are interested in fundamental questions of mathematical physics. It allows the reader to obtain a broad and up-to-date overview of a fascinating active research area.



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Hardcover
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With Felix Finster (other contributor), Olaf Muller (other contributor), Marc Nardmann (other contributor), Jurgen Tolksdorf (other contributor) | from Birkhauser (February 9, 2012)
9783034800426 | details & prices | 380 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $139.00
About: One of the most challenging problems of contemporary theoretical physics is the mathematically rigorous construction of a theory which describes gravitation and the other fundamental physical interactions within a common framework.
Paperback
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With Felix Finster (other contributor), Jrgen Tolksdorf (other contributor), Marc Nardmann (other contributor), Olaf Mller (other contributor) | from Birkhauser (April 13, 2014)
9783034807920 | details & prices | List price $139.00
About: One of the most challenging problems of contemporary theoretical physics is the mathematically rigorous construction of a theory which describes gravitation and the other fundamental physical interactions within a common framework.

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