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Introduction to Quantum Fields in Curved Spacetime and the Hawking Effect

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Introduction to Quantum Fields in Curved Spacetime and the Hawking Effect
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 59

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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, Hawking effect, the trans-Planckian question, and Hawking radiation on a lattice.

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