Introduction to Quantum Fields in Curved Spacetime and the Hawking Effect
by Ted Jacobson
Publisher: arXiv 2004
Number of pages: 59
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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by Sidney Coleman - arXiv
These notes were taken during Sidney Coleman's lectures on Quantum Field Theory (Physics 253), given at Harvard University in Fall semester of the 1986-1987 academic year. These notes remain the principal source for the Physics 253a materials.
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