Introduction to Algebraic and Constructive Quantum Field Theory
by John C. Baez, Irving E. Segal, Zhengfang Zhou
Publisher: Princeton University Press 1992
Number of pages: 316
The authors present a rigorous treatment of the first principles of the algebraic and analytic core of quantum field theory. Their aim is to correlate modern mathematical theory with the explanation of the observed process of particle production and of particle-wave duality that heuristic quantum field theory provides. The authors address readers interested in fundamental mathematical physics and who have at least the training of an entering graduate student.
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by Hans Christian Öttinger - arXiv
This book can be used as a textbook on quantum field theory for students of physics or as a monograph for philosophers and physicists interested in the epistemological foundations of particle physics. The reader is stimulated to critical thinking ...
by Takafumi Kita - arXiv
The author presents a concise and self-contained introduction to nonequilibrium statistical mechanics with quantum field theory. Readers are assumed to be familiar with the Matsubara formalism of equilibrium statistical mechanics.
by Ted Jacobson - arXiv
These notes introduce the subject of quantum field theory in curved spacetime and some of its applications and the questions they raise. Topics include particle creation in time-dependent metrics, quantum origin of primordial perturbations, etc.
by Kasper Peeters - Durham University
The course will introduce Quantum Field Theory (QFT) by bringing together concepts from classical Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics, quantum mechanics and special relativity. We will also introduce string theory as a simple two-dimensional QFT.