Quantum black holes in loop quantum gravity

  title={Quantum black holes in loop quantum gravity},
  author={Rodolfo Gambini and Javier Olmedo and Jorge Pullin},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
We study the quantization of spherically symmetric vacuum spacetimes within loop quantum gravity. In particular, we give additional details about our previous work in which we showed that one could complete the quantization of the model and that the singularity inside black holes is resolved. Moreover, we consider an alternative quantization based on a slightly different kinematical Hilbert space. The ambiguity in kinematical spaces stems from how one treats the periodicity of one of the… 

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Black holes in loop quantum gravity

  • A. Perez
  • Physics
    Reports on progress in physics. Physical Society
  • 2017
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