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 Chethan Krishnan - arXiv
These notes are an expanded version of lectures given in 2010. The aim is to provide a practical introduction to quantum field theory in curved spacetime and related black hole physics, with AdS / CFT as the loose motivation.
by David Tong - University of Cambridge
These notes are based on an introductory course on quantum field theory. From the table of contents: Classical Field Theory; Free Fields; Interacting Fields; The Dirac Equation; Quantizing the Dirac Field; Quantum Electrodynamics.
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 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 ...