Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime: Quantized Fields and Gravity

Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime: Quantized Fields and Gravity

by Leonard Parker, David Toms
     
 

Suitable for graduate students, this book develops quantum field theory in curved spacetime in a pedagogical style.See more details below

Overview

Suitable for graduate students, this book develops quantum field theory in curved spacetime in a pedagogical style.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521877879
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2009
Series:
Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
472
Sales rank:
1,057,268
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Conventions and notation; 1. Quantum fields in Minkowski spacetime; 2. Basics of quantum fields in curved spacetimes; 3. Expectation values quadratic in fields; 4. Particle creation by black holes; 5. The one-loop effective action; 6. The effective action: non-gauge theories; 7. The effective action: gauge theories; Appendixes; References; Index.

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