Path Integrals and Anomalies in Curved Space

Path Integrals and Anomalies in Curved Space

by Fiorenzo Bastianelli
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521847613

ISBN-13: 9780521847612

Pub. Date: 02/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book introduces the quantum mechanics of particles that move in curved space by employing path integrals and then using them to compute anomalies in quantum field theories.  See more details below

Overview

This book introduces the quantum mechanics of particles that move in curved space by employing path integrals and then using them to compute anomalies in quantum field theories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521847612
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Series:
Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics Series
Pages:
398
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.02(d)

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Table of Contents

1Introduction to path integrals3
2Time slicing33
3Mode regularization108
4Dimensional regularization127
5Introduciton to anomalies147
6Chiral anomalies from susy quantum mechanics185
7Trace anomalies from ordinary and susy quantum mechanics285
8Conclusions and summary312

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