Physics at Virginia

"Emergent Gravity"

Diana Vaman , University of Virginia - Physics
[Host: Bob Jones]

Is gravity a fundamental force? I will discuss a few scenarios in which gravity emerges from the dynamics of some underlying field theory. In holography (or AdS/CFT correspondence), Einstein's equations for the bulk gravity dual are linked to entanglement in the boundary field theory. In another example, the graviton emerges as a composite spin two massless particle in a scalar field theory.

Monday, September 24, 2018
3:30 PM
Physics Building, Room 203
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