# Lectures on Loop Quantum Gravity

@article{Thiemann2002LecturesOL, title={Lectures on Loop Quantum Gravity}, author={Thomas Thiemann}, journal={Lecture Notes in Physics}, year={2002}, volume={631}, pages={41-135} }

AbstractQuantum General Relativity (QGR), sometimes called Loop Quantum Gravity, has matured overthe past ﬁfteen years to a mathematically rigorous candidate quantum ﬁeld theory of the gravita-tional ﬁeld. The features that distinguish it from other quantum gravity theories are 1) backgroundindependence and 2) minimality of structures.Background independence means that this is a non-perturbative approach in which one does notperturb around a given, distinguished, classical background metric…

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