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Progress in Mathematical Physics

From Classical Field Theory to Perturbative Quantum Field Theory

Authors: Dütsch, Michael

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  • A novel approach to perturbative quantum field theory
  • Approach is conceptually clear, mathematically rigorous and pragmatically useful for physicists
  • Presents mathematically stimulating discussions and physically interesting formulations
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This book develops a novel approach to perturbative quantum field theory: starting with a perturbative formulation of classical field theory, quantization is achieved by means of deformation quantization of the underlying free theory and by applying the principle that as much of the classical structure as possible should be maintained.

The resulting formulation of perturbative quantum field theory is a version of the Epstein-Glaser renormalization that is conceptually clear, mathematically rigorous and pragmatically useful for physicists. The connection to traditional formulations of perturbative quantum field theory is also elaborated on, and the formalism is illustrated in a wealth of examples and exercises.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Table of contents (5 chapters)

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eBook 91,62 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
From Classical Field Theory to Perturbative Quantum Field Theory
Authors
Series Title
Progress in Mathematical Physics
Series Volume
74
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-04738-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-04738-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-04737-5
Series ISSN
1544-9998
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 536
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