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11-16 August 2019
Nordita, Stockholm
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Lecture Notes

LECTURE NOTES

  • Emil Bjerrum-Bohr
    High-Energy Physics

    Lecture 1. General Relativity as an Effective Field Theory
    1. R. P. Feynman, Lectures on Gravitation
    2. J. F. Donoghue, "Introduction to the effective field theory description of gravity," arXiv: gr-qc/9512024
    3. N. E. J. Bjerrum-Bohr, "Quantum gravity, effective fields and string theory," arXiv: hep-th/0410097
    4. B. R. Holstein, "Graviton Physics," Am. J. Phys. 74, 1002 (2006) arXiv: gr-qc/0607045

    Lecture 2. Modern Methods for Particle Scattering
    1. L. J. Dixon, "Calculating Scattering Amplitudes Efficiently," In *Boulder 1995, QCD and beyond* 539-582, arXiv: hep-ph/9601359
    2. L. J. Dixon, "A brief introduction to modern amplitude methods," doi:10.5170/CERN-2014-008.31, arXiv: 1310.5353 [hep-ph].

    Lecture 3. On-Shell Gravity Amplitude Computations
    1. H. Kawai, D. C. Lewellen and S. H. H. Tye, "A Relation Between Tree Amplitudes of Closed and Open Strings," Nucl. Phys. B 269 (1986) 1.
    2. N. E. J. Bjerrum-Bohr, P. H. Damgaard, T. Sondergaard and P. Vanhove, "The Momentum Kernel of Gauge and Gravity Theories," JHEP 1101 (2011) 001, arXiv: 1010.3933 [hep-th].
    3. N. E. J. Bjerrum-Bohr, J. F. Donoghue and P. Vanhove, "On-Shell Techniques and Universal Results in Quantum Gravity," JHEP 1402 (2014) 111, arXiv: 1309.0804 [hep-th].

    Lecture 4. General Relativity from Amplitudes
    1. N. E. J. Bjerrum-Bohr, P. H. Damgaard, G. Festuccia, L. Planté and P. Vanhove, "Gen
eral Relativity from Scattering Amplitudes," Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, no. 17, 171601 (2018) doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.171601, arXiv: 1806.04920 [hep-th].
    2. Z. Bern, C. Cheung, R. Roiban, C. H. Shen, M. P. Solon and M. Zeng, Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, no. 20, 201603 (2019) doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.201603, arXiv: 1901.04424 [hep-th].
    3. A. Cristofoli, N. E. J. Bjerrum-Bohr, P. H. Damgaard and P. Vanhove, "On Post-Minkowskian Hamiltonians in General Relativity", arXiv: 1906.01579 [hep-th].