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Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

Many-Body Boson Systems

Half a Century Later

Authors: Verbeure, André F.

  • Presents tools needed to analyze qualitatively and quantitatively different models
  • Bridges the gap between mathematics and physics
  • Offers new ways of looking at existing problems, new technologies for solving old problems and new applications for new exact results
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Many-body Boson Systems: Half a Century Later offers a modern way of dealing with the problems of equilibrium states of Bose systems. Starting with the variation principle of statistical mechanics and the energy-entropy balance principle as equilibrium criteria, results for general boson systems and models are explicitly derived using simple functional analytic calculus.

Bridging the gap between idea’s of general theoretical physics and the phenomenological research in the field of Bose systems, this book provides an insight into the fascinating quantum world of bosons. Key topics include the occurrence of BEC and its intimate structural relation with the phenomena of spontaneous symmetry breaking and off-diagonal long range order; the condensate equation; the issue concerning the choice of boundary conditions; solvable versus non-solvable boson models; the set of quasi-free boson states; the role of dissipative perturbations; and the surprising but general relation between general quantum fluctuations and boson systems.

Only some knowledge of quantum mechanics and undergraduate algebra and analysis is assumed. This textbook brings students and researchers smoothly from general concepts to vivid applications.

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“The book under review aims to make the considerable body of results obtained in rigorous mathematical work by the author and his co-authors on the bosonic many-body problem available to a broader audience of students and researchers in physics and mathematics. … provides an overview of a general theory of quantum fluctuations and the notion of bosonization, which to my knowledge has not previously appeared in book form … .” (Bruno Nachtergaele, Mathematical Reviews, Issue 2012 a)


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Many-Body Boson Systems
Book Subtitle
Half a Century Later
Authors
Series Title
Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-85729-109-7
DOI
10.1007/978-0-85729-109-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-85729-108-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-2612-6
Series ISSN
1864-5879
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 190
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