On the perturbative expansion of a quantum field theory around a topological sector

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Rovelli , Carlo; Speziale , Simone;
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s10714-006-0378-y
  • Subject: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology | topological theories | loop quantum gravity | [ PHYS.GRQC ] Physics [physics]/General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology [gr-qc] | [PHYS.GRQC]Physics [physics]/General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology [gr-qc] | 04.60, 04.60.Pp | quantum gravity

7 pages; The idea of treating general relativistic theories in a perturbative expansion around a topological theory has been recently put forward in the quantum gravity literature. Here we investigate the viability of this idea, by applying it to conventional Yang--Mill... View more
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