4 edition of **Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime** found in the catalog.

Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime

B. L. Hu

- 75 Want to read
- 33 Currently reading

Published
**December 1996**
by World Scientific Pub Co Inc
.

Written in English

- Relativistic quantum mechanics & quantum field theory,
- Quantum Theory,
- Science,
- Science/Mathematics

**Edition Notes**

Contributions | L. Parker (Editor) |

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Hardcover |

Number of Pages | 500 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL13212659M |

ISBN 10 | 997150443X |

ISBN 10 | 9789971504434 |

Yes and no. This is an expanded version of a reply I made to a question in Jay Whacker’s answer. In “ordinary” field theory such as the Standard Model (and its particular components such as electromagnetism) & general relativity, spacetime is the. In this book, the author provides an introduction to the formulation of quantum field theory in curved spacetime. The main features of the theory and the relations between different approaches are clarified here along with the Unruh effect and the Hawking effect.

While I am not a huge fan of the book, students seem to love Srednicki's Quantum Field Theory. More recently, Schwartz's Quantum Field Theory and the Standard Model is a great book from my inspection and students seem to enjoy it, though I've n. B.S. DeWitt, Quantum field theory in curved spacetime cannot in the end be based on the Poincare group. What is needed is a theory - or at least a frame work-that respects the full general covariance of Einstein's view of spacetime as a Riemannian manifold.

The theory of quantum fields on curved spacetimes has attracted great attention since the discovery, by Stephen Hawking, of black-hole evaporation. It remains an important subject for the understanding of such contemporary topics as inflationary cosmology, quantum gravity and 5/5(3). Birrell & Davis, Quantum field theory in curved space-time, CUP. Ford, Quantum Field theory in Curved space-time, arxiv Jacobson, Introduction to quantum fields in curved space-time and the Hawking effect, arxiv Mukhanov and Winitzki, Introduction to .

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In this book, Robert Wald provides a coherent, pedagogical introduction to the formulation of quantum field theory in curved spacetime. He begins with a treatment of the ordinary one-dimensional quantum harmonic oscillator, progresses through the construction of quantum field theory in flat spacetime to possible constructions of quantum field theory in curved spacetime, and, ultimately, to an Cited by: This book develops quantum field theory in curved spacetime in a pedagogical style, suitable for graduate students.

The authors present detailed, physically motivated, derivations of cosmological and black hole processes in which curved spacetime plays a key by: This introduction to the theory of quantum fields in curved spacetime, intended for mathematicians, arose from a course taught to graduate students and is designed for self-study or advanced courses in relativity and quantum field theory.5/5.

I would just like to add to your great list the book "quantum field theory in curved spacetime" by Leonard Parker and David Toms. For reference I would put it in the same level as the classic by Birrel & Davis in scope, but more up to date $\endgroup$ – cesaruliana May 1 '14 at QUANTUM FIELD THEORY IN CURVED SPACETIME 1 L.H.

Ford Institute of Cosmology Department of Physics and Astronomy Tufts University Medford, Massachusetts email: [email protected] OUTLINE These lectures will deal with selected aspects of quantum ﬁeld theory in curved spacetime [1].

The basic outline of this series of lectures will. Quantum field theory in curved spacetime has been remarkably fruitful.

It can be used to explain how the large-scale structure of the universe and the anisotropies of the cosmic background radiation that we observe today first arose. Similarly, it provides a deep connection between general relativity, thermodynamics, and quantum field theory.

This book develops quantum field theory in curved. The topics of quantum field theory on curved backgrounds, the ADM formulation and a brief introduction of the Horava–Lifshitz quantum gravity are also presented. A standard discussion of the cosmological constant problem is found in the classic paper [ 1 ], and a lucid presentation of the current observational and theoretical status of dark.

Quantum field theory in curved spacetime has been remarkably fruitful. It can be used to explain how the large-scale structure of the universe and the anisotropies of the cosmic background radiation that we observe today first arose.

Similarly, it provides a deep connection between general relativity, thermodynamics, and quantum field theory/5(2). Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime Robert M. Wald Enrico Fermi Institute and Department of Physics University of Chicago S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, Illinois Abstract We review the mathematically rigorous formulation of the quantum theory of a linear ﬁeld propagating in a globally hyperbolic spacetime.

This formulation is. This book develops quantum field theory in curved spacetime in a pedagogical style, suitable for graduate students.

The authors present detailed, physically motivated, derivations of cosmological and black hole processes in which curved spacetime plays a key role/5(2). The general area of quantum field theory in curved spacetime is now well established. (Several reviews emphasizing various aspects are [1] [2][3][4][5] and earlier influential treatments include.

Quantum field theory in curved spacetime has been remarkably fruitful. It can be used to explain how the large-scale structure of the universe and the anisotropies of the cosmic background radiation that we observe today first arose.

Similarly, it provides a deep connection between general relativity, thermodynamics, and quantum field by: Title: Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime: Authors: Reynolds, Sally C.; Gallagher, Andrew Publication: Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime, by Sally C.

The theory of quantum fields on curved spacetimes has attracted great attention since the discovery, by Stephen Hawking, of black-hole evaporation.

It remains an important subject for the understanding of such contemporary topics as inflationary cosmology, quantum gravity and superstring by: Buy Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime: Quantized Fields and Gravity (Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics) 1 by Leonard Parker, David Toms (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). This introduction to the theory of quantum fields in curved spacetime, intended for mathematicians, arose from a course taught to graduate students and is designed for self-study or advanced courses in relativity and quantum field theory.

The style is informal and some knowledge of general relativity and differential geometry is assumed, yet the author does supply background Cited by: From the reviews: “This is a very nice book which captures in only pages the most important aspects of the mathematical and conceptional foundations of quantum field theory on curved spacetimes.

the interested reader can find here an introduction to the key concepts and pointers towards further literature.

In mathematical physics, noncommutative quantum field theory (or quantum field theory on noncommutative spacetime) is an application of noncommutative mathematics to the spacetime of quantum field theory that is an outgrowth of noncommutative geometry and index theory in which the coordinate functions are commonly studied version of such theories has the.

R Wald, QFT in Curved Space-time and Black Hole Thermodynamics, Univ Chicago Press,ISBN Birrell & Davis, Quantum eld theory in curved space-time, CUP. Ford, Quantum Field theory in Curved space-time, arxiv Gibbons/Hawking/Townsend, Black Holes.

The author provides a coherent, pedagogical introduction to the formulation of quantum field theory in curved spacetime. He begins with a treatment of the ordinary one-dimensional quantum harmonic oscillator, progresses through the construction of quantum field theory in flat spacetime to possible constructions of quantum field theory in curved spacetime, and ultimately, to an algebraic Cited by:.

Quantum Field Theory By Eric D Hoker. This note covers the following topics:Quantum Mechanics, Principles of Relativistic Quantum Field Theory, Free Field Theory, Interacting Field Theories – Gauge Theories, The S-matrix and LSZ Reduction formulas, Functional Methods in Scalar Field Theory, Perturbative Renormalization, Functional Integrals for Fermi Fields, Quantum Electrodynamics, 2 QED.Quantum mechanics and quantum field theory on one hand and Gravity as a theory of curved space-time on the other are the two great conc- tual schemes of modern theoretical physics.

For many decades they have lived peacefully together for a simple reason: it was a coexistence wi- out much interaction.Quantum field theory in curved spacetime has been remarkably fruitful. It can be used to explain how the large-scale structure of the universe and the anisotropies of the cosmic background radiation that we observe today first arose.

Similarly, it provides a deep connection between general relativity, thermodynamics, and quantum field theory.