Quantum black holes and effective quantum gravity approaches

Calmet, Xavier (2015) Quantum black holes and effective quantum gravity approaches. Published in: Proceedings in Physics. 170 153-157. Springer ISSN 0930-8989 ISBN 9783319200453

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Abstract

One of the most exciting developments in theoretical physics in the last 20 years has been the realization that the scale of quantum gravity could be in the TeV region instead of the usually assumed 1019 GeV. Indeed, the strength of gravity can be affected by the size of potential extra-dimensions [1–4] or the quantum fluctuations of a large hidden sector of particles [5]. A dramatic signal of quantum gravity in the TeV region would be the production of small black holes in high energy collisions of particles at colliders. The possibility of creating small black holes at colliders has led to some wonderful theoretical works on the formation of black holes in the collisions of particles.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
Research Centres and Groups: Theoretical Particle Physics Research Group
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Depositing User: Billy Wichaidit
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2017 11:23
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2017 11:24
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/68299

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