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Conceptual issues in combining general relativity and quantum theory

T. Padmanabhan
arXiv:hep-th/9812018

Submitted on 2 December 1998

Abstract

Points of conflict between the principles of general relativity and quantum theory are highlighted. I argue that the current language of QFT is inadequete to deal with gravity and review attempts to identify some of the features which are likely to present in the correct theory of quantum gravity.

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Comment: 6 pages, no figures. Invited article to be published in the Festschrift volume to be brought out in honour of Professor J.V. Narlikar; Editors: Naresh Dadhich and Ajit Kembhavi [Kluwer 99]

Subjects: High Energy Physics - Theory; Astrophysics; General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology

URL: https://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9812018