Quantum Fields in Curved Space

Quantum Fields in Curved Space

by N. D. Birrell, P. C. W. Davies
     
 
A comprehensive review of gravitational effects in quantum field theory. Treatment is general, but special emphasis is given to the Hawking black hole evaporation effect and to particle creation processes in the early universe.

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A comprehensive review of gravitational effects in quantum field theory. Treatment is general, but special emphasis is given to the Hawking black hole evaporation effect and to particle creation processes in the early universe.

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"...an extremely welcome and valuable addition to the literature..." British Book News

"...a coherent and comprehensive treatment of the research of the past decade..." Physics Today

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521233859
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/25/1982
Series:
Monographs on Mathematical Physics
Pages:
349
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x (d)

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