Singularities and Phenomenological aspects of Asymptotic Safe Gravity

V. Zarikas, G. Kofinas

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Asymptotic Safety (AS) Program for quantum gravity keeps the same fields and symmetries with General Relativity and studies the associated gravitational action as a fundamental part of the complete theory at the nonperturbative level with the help of functional renormalization group (RG) techniques. An important phenomenological task that can test the new point of view of AS approach is the discovery of RG improved cosmologies and black holes. In this work, we analyze the properties of recently found non-singular spherically symmetric and non-singular cosmological solutions. Furthermore, we derive a novel consistent set of modified Einstein field equations, in the spirit of AS, which respects the Bianchi identities. This new set of equations completes previously published modified Einstein equations which arise by adding appropriate covariant kinetic terms to the action.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012028
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 17 2018
Event20th International Meeting on Physical Interpretations of Relativity Theory 2017, PIRT 2017 - Moscow, Russian Federation
Duration: Jul 3 2017Jul 6 2017


  • Mathematical Physics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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