After a pedagogical overview of the present status of High-Energy Physics, some problems concerning physics at the Planck scale are formulated, and an introduction is given to a notion that became known as "the holographic principle" in Planck scale physics, which is arrived at by studying quantum mechanical features of black holes.
Basics and Highlights in Fundamental Physics
- Pub Date:
- April 2001
- High Energy Physics - Theory
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