Introduction to Algebraic Quantum Field Theory

Introduction to Algebraic Quantum Field Theory

by S.S. Horuzhy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401070256
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/26/2011
Series: Mathematics and its Applications , #19
Edition description: 1990
Pages: 301
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

1. Axiomatic Formalism.- 1.1. Introduction. The Algebraic Approach as a Local Quantum Theory.- 1.2. Axioms of the Algebraic Approach.- 1.3. Structure of the Local Quantum Theory: Theorems Derived from the Axioms.- 2. From the Theory of Observables to the Theory of Quantum Fields.- 2.1. Global Theory of Superselection Rules.- 2.2. Local Theory of Superselection Rules: Equivalence Properties of Coherent Sectors.- 2.3. Program for Producing Field Theory by Means of Reconstructing its Charge Sectors.- 3. Field Algebras and their Applications.- 3.1. Op*-Algebras of Field Operators and Vacuum Superselection Rules.- 3.2. Construction and Properties of Von Neumann Field Algebras.- 3.3. Free and Generalized Free Fields.- Appendix. Problems of Constructing Algebraic Gauge Quantum Field Theory.- References.

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