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Quantum Fields in Curved Space

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A comprehensive review of gravitational effects in quantum field theory, with special emphasis given to the Hawking black hole evaporation effect, and to particle creation processes in the early universe. All the major technical results are presented, and the theory is developed carefully from first principles.

The last decade has witnessed a phenomenal growth in this subject. This is the first attempt to collect and unify the vast literature that has contributed to this development. All the major technical results are presented, and the theory is developed carefully from first principles. Here is everything that students or researchers will need to embark upon calculations involving quantum effects of gravity at the so-called one-loop approximation level.

Item details

Author(s):
Birrell N D & Davies P C W
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521278589
ISBN-13:
9780521278584
Number of pages:
340
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Quantum Fields in Curved Space

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A comprehensive review of gravitational effects in quantum field theory, with special emphasis given to the Hawking black hole evaporation effect, and to particle creation processes in the early universe. All the major technical results are presented, and the theory is developed carefully from first principles.

The last decade has witnessed a phenomenal growth in this subject. This is the first attempt to collect and unify the vast literature that has contributed to this development. All the major technical results are presented, and the theory is developed carefully from first principles. Here is everything that students or researchers will need to embark upon calculations involving quantum effects of gravity at the so-called one-loop approximation level.

Author(s):
Birrell N D & Davies P C W
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521278589
ISBN-13:
9780521278584
Number of pages:
340
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Quantum Fields in Curved Space

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