Ponzano-Regge model revisited: III. Feynman diagrams and effective field theory

@article{Freidel2006PonzanoReggeMR,
  title={Ponzano-Regge model revisited: III. Feynman diagrams and effective field theory},
  author={Laurent Freidel and Etera R. Livine},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
  year={2006},
  volume={23},
  pages={2021-2061}
}
We study the no-gravity limit GN → 0 of the Ponzano–Regge amplitudes with massive particles and show that we recover in this limit Feynman graph amplitudes (with the Hadamard propagator) expressed as an Abelian spin foam model. We show how the GN expansion of the Ponzano–Regge amplitudes can be resummed. This leads to the conclusion that the effective dynamics of quantum particles coupled to quantum 3D gravity can be expressed in terms of an effective new non-commutative field theory which… 

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