UC Santa Barbara
Topics in Quantum Gravity and Field Theory
- Author(s): Michel, Ben
- Advisor(s): Polchinski, Joseph
- Srednicki, Mark
- et al.
This dissertation addresses a variety of open questions in quantum field theory and quantum gravity. The work fits broadly into two categories: attempts to study black holes and brane dynamics in models of quantum gravity, and attempts to study the entangling surface in quantum field theory.