spin foam

Spin foam models are particular models aimed at finding a theory of quantum gravity. Their relation to Einstein-Hilbert gravity in classical limit seems however not to be convincingly argued for in the literature.

- John Baez,
*Spin foam models*, Class. Quantum Grav.**15**(1998), 1827-1858, gr-qc/9709052 - Winston J. Fairbairn, Etera R. Livine,
*3D spinfoam quantum gravity: matter as a phase of the group field theory-*, Classical Quantum Gravity**24**(2007), no. 20, 5277–5297 MR2351342,doi - D. V. Boulatov,
*A model of three-dimensional lattice gravity*, Modern Phys. Lett. A**7**(1992), no. 18, 1629–1646, MR94c:83039, doi - A. Perez,
*Spin foam models for quantum gravity*, Class. Quant. Grav. 20 (2003) R43, arXiv:gr-qc/0301113 - Sergei Alexandrov, Philippe Roche,
*Critical overview of loops and foams*, arxiv/1009.4475 - Winston Fairbairn, Etera R. Livine,
*3d Spinfoam Quantum Gravity: Matter as a Phase of the Group Field Theory*, Class.Quant.Grav.**24**:5277-5297, 2007, arxiv/gr-qc/0702125, doi

See also Boulatov model, group field theory, ncFourier, Etera R. Livine

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