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Distributional modes for quantum field theory in curved spacetimes

Alfonso F. Agnew

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Published
**1999**
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Written in English

- Quantum field theory.,
- Space and time.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Alfonso F. Agnew. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 76 leaves, bound ; |

Number of Pages | 76 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL15551945M |

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. The apparent incompatibility of quantum ﬁeld theory and curved spacetimes dis-solves if ones uses the algebraic approach to quantum ﬁeld theory. Algebraic quantum ﬁeld theory allows one to consider simultaneously all unitarily inequivalent Hilbert space constructions of the physical system. This in turn, leads to a mathematically.

A more modern version cobering the same topics is L.E. Parker and D.J. Toms [PT], Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime, Cambridge University Press, An introduction to axiomatic QFT in Curved Spacetimes can be found in R.M Wald, Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime and Black Hole Thermodynamics, The University of Chicago Press a cousin of quantum chromodynamics, the field theory de-scribing strong nuclear forces. The cousin, though, includes supersymmetry, a symmetry that pairs up bosons and fermi-ons. Although superficially the cousin is rather different from Solving quantum field theories via curved spacetimes Igor R. Klebanov and Juan M. Maldacena.

In this review article, we want to expose a systematic development of quantum field theory on curved spacetimes. The leading principle is the emphasis on local properties. It turns out that this requires a reformulation of the QFT framework which also yields a new . Get this from a library! Aspects of quantum field theory in curved space-time. [Stephen A Fulling] -- 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.

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the interested reader can find here an introduction to the Format: Paperback. 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. The same is accomplished for the case of Rindler spacetime. A canonical generalization of the distributional mode theory to general, globally hyperbolic spacetimes in n≥2 dimensions is made.

From this canonical theory, we show how to associate a quantum field theory to a given Cauchy surface and choice of time : A F Agnew and J W H Lee.

After some decades of work a satisfactory theory of quantum gravity is still not available; moreover, there are indications that the original field theoretical approach may be better suited than originally expected. There, to first approximation, one is left with the problem of quantum field theory on Lorentzian manifolds.

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.

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 theory.

spacetimes [, ], nor any form of constructive quantum ﬁeld theory (beyond free ﬁelds) in curved spacetimes, on this, cf. [5] and references cited there. A further omission concerns spacetimes that are not globally hyperbolic or have boundaries [, ]. Axioms of Locally Covariant Quantum Field Theory 10 book [50].

2 Lorentzian geometry Before we formulate the axioms of quantum ﬁeld theory on curved spacetimes, we need to introduce some basic geometrical notions used in special and general relativity.

Recall. Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetimes Summer term Topics Scope: Present how canonical quantisation is performed in curved space. Focus on mode expansions and Bogolyubov transformations References: Winitzki + \Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime", chapter 4, Hawking: \Particle Cre.

Our main focus is on the theory of a scalar field, but a brief discussion of gauge fields is included. We conclude with a brief discussion of a possible approach towards a nonperturbative formulation of quantum field theory in curved spacetime and some remarks on the formulation of quantum gravity.

In particle physics, quantum field theory in curved spacetime is an extension of standard, Minkowski space quantum field theory to curved spacetime.A general prediction of this theory is that particles can be created by time-dependent gravitational fields (multigraviton pair production), or by time-independent gravitational fields that contain horizons.

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Tevian Dray The standard constructions of special relativistic quantum field theory rely heavily on both Poincare symmetry and Fourier transforms.

In general relativity, however, neither of these may be available. For example, in the seemingly simple. Idea. The Osterwalder-Schrader theorem (Osterwalder-Schrader 73) states precise conditions under which Wick rotation between relativistic field theory and Euclidean field theory works.

Rough idea: The Wightman axioms describe how the algebra of observables of a quantum field theory on Minkowski spacetime is generated by quantum fields. The Wightman reconstruction theorem. 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 : $ The quantum Proca field in curved spacetimes.

The quantum Proca field without external sources is described in in a generally covariant framework. To include the sources we will follow the methods of (see also), fixing for now the spacetime (M, g), the source j ∈ Ω 1 (M) and the mass m > 0.

The quantum Proca field is then described by. After reviewing a basic feature of quantum field theory in this curved spacetime, we estimate the gravitational coupling time for states inside and outside the cavity and then go directly to the discussion of entanglement and teleportation.

In Sec. Ill, we extend our discussion to a rotating black hole spacetime. 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 theory. This book provides, for mathematicians, an introduction to this field of physics in a language and.

I briefly review some of the recent progress in quantum field theory in curved spacetime and other aspects of semiclassical gravity, as reported at the D3. Aspects of Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime (London Mathematical Society Student Texts Book 17) - Kindle edition by Fulling, Stephen A.

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Birrell, P. Davies: Quantum Fields in Curved Space; V. Mukhanov, S. Winitzki: Quantum Effects in Gravity (the first half of the course will be loosely modelled on the first half of this book) L.

Parker, D. Toms: Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime; R. Wald: Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime and Black Hole Thermodynamics; see also.