Quantum Mechanics of Geometry

@article{Ashtekar2000QuantumMO,
  title={Quantum Mechanics of Geometry},
  author={Abhay Ashtekar},
  journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
  year={2000},
  pages={13-34}
}
  • A. Ashtekar
  • Published 8 January 1999
  • Physics
  • arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
Over the past six years, a detailed framework has been constructed to unravel the quantum nature of the Riemannian geometry of physical space. A review of these developments is presented at a level which should be accessible to graduate students in physics. As an illustrative application, I indicate how some of the detailed features of the microstructure of geometry can be tested using black hole thermodynamics. Current and future directions of research in this area are discussed. 

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