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[http://blogs.umass.edu/donoghue/ John F. Donoghue] is one of the leading experts on the subject of GR-EFT. His review [http://arxiv.org/abs/grqc/9512024 '''Introduction to the Effective Field Theory Description of Gravity'''] | [http://blogs.umass.edu/donoghue/ John F. Donoghue] is one of the leading experts on the subject of GR-EFT. His review [http://arxiv.org/abs/grqc/9512024 '''Introduction to the Effective Field Theory Description of Gravity'''] is one of the oldest reviews (yet still very relevant) on this topic that I could find so far. A much more recent recent review by the same author is [http://arxiv.org/abs/arXiv:1209.3511 The effective field theory treatment of quantum gravity].<br> | ||

is one of the oldest reviews (yet still very relevant) on this topic that I could find so far. A much more recent recent review by the same author is [http://arxiv.org/abs/arXiv:1209.3511 The effective field theory treatment of quantum gravity].<br> | |||

[http://arxiv.org/abs/gr-qc/0311082 '''Quantum Gravity in Everyday Life: General Relativity as an Effective Field Theory'''] by Cliff Burgess. | [http://arxiv.org/abs/gr-qc/0311082 '''Quantum Gravity in Everyday Life: General Relativity as an Effective Field Theory'''] by Cliff Burgess. This review also appears in the Living Reviews: [http://relativity.livingreviews.org/Articles/lrr-2004-5/].<br> | ||

This review also appears in the Living Reviews: [http://relativity.livingreviews.org/Articles/lrr-2004-5/].<br> | |||

[http://arxiv.org/abs/arXiv:0709.3555 '''A pedagogical explanation for the non-renormalizability of gravity'''] by Assaf Shomer.<br> | [http://arxiv.org/abs/arXiv:0709.3555 '''A pedagogical explanation for the non-renormalizability of gravity'''] by Assaf Shomer.<br> |

## Revision as of 02:27, 14 February 2013

In this page, the acronym "GR-EFT" stands form "effective (quantum) field theory of general relativity".

### Original Work

**Scale of Quantum Gravity**, Tao Han, Scott Willenbrock

An article "deriving" the breakdown scale of GR-EFT.

**The Holographic Entropy Bound and Local Quantum Field Theory, Ulvi Yurtsever**
An interesting attempt towards "obtaining(?)" the area law of entropy for black holes from QFT.

### Reviews

John F. Donoghue is one of the leading experts on the subject of GR-EFT. His review **Introduction to the Effective Field Theory Description of Gravity** is one of the oldest reviews (yet still very relevant) on this topic that I could find so far. A much more recent recent review by the same author is The effective field theory treatment of quantum gravity.

**Quantum Gravity in Everyday Life: General Relativity as an Effective Field Theory** by Cliff Burgess. This review also appears in the Living Reviews: [1].

**A pedagogical explanation for the non-renormalizability of gravity** by Assaf Shomer.

### Notes

I found some interesting and relevant notes by Jesse Thaler, a leading quantum field theorist. One is on **Gravity and Uniterity** and the other one is on **Lorentz-Violating Dynamics****.**

Jaques Distler has a blog entries on this topic, **here**.