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Operators, Geometry and Quanta

Methods of Spectral Geometry in Quantum Field Theory

Fursaev, Dmitri, Vassilevich, Dmitri

330 p., 5 images, 1st edition

2011, XVI, 288 p.

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  • Bridges the physical applications of heat kernel theories with the mathematical foundations
This book gives a detailed and self-contained introduction into the theory of spectral functions, with an emphasis on their applications to quantum field theory. All methods are illustrated with applications to specific physical problems from the forefront of current research, such as finite-temperature field theory, D-branes, quantum solitons and noncommutativity. In the first part of the book, necessary background information on differential geometry and quantization, including less standard material, is collected. The second part of the book contains a detailed description of main spectral functions and methods of their calculation. In the third part, the theory is applied to several examples (D-branes, quantum solitons, anomalies, noncommutativity). More than hundred exercises together with their solutions are included. This book addresses advanced graduate students and researchers in mathematical physics and in neighbouring areas with basic knowledge of quantum field theory and differential geometry. The aim is to prepare readers to use spectral functions in their own research, in particular in relation to heat kernels and zeta functions.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Non-linear spectral problems - Noncommutative geometry field theory - Spectral geometry explained - Spectral geometry quantum field theory - heat kernel - introduction spectral functions - quantum field theory - quantum soliton - quantum solitons book - spectral function - spectral functions applied - vacuum energy

Related subjects » Analysis - Theoretical, Mathematical & Computational Physics

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