# Introduction to Modern Canonical Quantum General Relativity

@article{Thiemann2001IntroductionTM, title={Introduction to Modern Canonical Quantum General Relativity}, author={Thomas Thiemann}, journal={Living Reviews in Relativity}, year={2001} }

This is an introduction to the by now fifteen years old research field of canonical quantum general relativity, sometimes called "loop quantum gravity". The term "modern" in the title refers to the fact that the quantum theory is based on formulating classical general relativity as a theory of connections rather than metrics as compared to in original version due to Arnowitt, Deser and Misner. Canonical quantum general relativity is an attempt to define a mathematically rigorous, non…

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