Geometrical measurements in three-dimensional quantum gravity

Barrett, John W. (2002) Geometrical measurements in three-dimensional quantum gravity.

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Abstract

A set of observables is described for the topological quantum field theory which describes quantum gravity in three space-time dimensions with positive signature and positive cosmological constant. The simplest examples measure the distances between points, giving spectra and probabilities which have a geometrical interpretation. The observables are related to the evaluation of relativistic spin networks by a Fourier transform.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Quantum Gravity
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Science > School of Mathematical Sciences
Depositing User: Barrett, John William
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2002
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2011 07:27
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/56

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