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Topics in quantum field theory on spaces with high symmetry and magnetic fields.

Anthony William John Cook

Topics in quantum field theory on spaces with high symmetry and magnetic fields.

by Anthony William John Cook

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Published by University of Manchester in Manchester .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.), University of Manchester, Department of Physics.

ContributionsDepartment of Physics.
The Physical Object
Pagination192p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21069066M

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A retarded formulation of quantum field theory at finite temperature is presented in the framework of Thermo Field Dynamics (TFD). By the choice of the asymmetric bra- and ket-thermal vacua, the propagator of the 2 × 2 matrix in TFD is reduced essentially to that with two components and the perturbation calculation of retarded functions is very much simplified. * Remark: It is a symmetry of any Lorentz-invariant, local quantum field theory, whether or not the individual factors are. * Operator: The operator θ = PCT is anti-unitary; for a charged scalar field, θ −1 φ(x) θ = φ(−x)*. * Proofs: Lüders and Pauli proved it based on Lagrangian quantum field theory; Jost gave a more general.

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