Canonical structure of general relativity with a limiting curvature and its relation to loop quantum gravity

  title={Canonical structure of general relativity with a limiting curvature and its relation to loop quantum gravity},
  author={Norbert Bodendorfer and Andreas Schafer and John Schliemann},
  journal={Physical Review D},
Chamseddine and Mukhanov recently proposed a modified version of general relativity that implements the idea of a limiting curvature. In the spatially flat, homogeneous, and isotropic sector, their theory turns out to agree with the effective dynamics of the simplest version of loop quantum gravity if one identifies their limiting curvature with a multiple of the Planck curvature. At the same time, it extends to full general relativity without any symmetry assumptions and thus provides an ideal… 
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