what is the analogue of 'space is curved' in Quantum Field theory ??


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if in General Relativity the main issue is that 'space is curved' what is the equivalence of it in Quantum mechanics ?? , for example how can QFT describe the curvature of space ??
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if in General Relativity the main issue is that 'space is curved' what is the equivalence of it in Quantum mechanics ?? , for example how can QFT describe the curvature of space ??
In QFT, field strength tensors are (proportional to) curvature tensors of abstract, internal spaces.


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