Relativistic Many-Body Theory

A New Field-Theoretical Approach

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-8308-4 (Print) 978-1-4419-8309-1 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 1-9

      Introduction

  3. Basics: Standard Many-Body Perturbation Theory

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 13-46

      Time-Independent Formalism

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      Pages 47-56

      Time-Dependent Formalism

  4. Quantum-Electrodynamics: One-Photon and Two-Photon Exchange

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 57-57

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      Pages 59-89

      S-Matrix

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      Pages 91-117

      Green’s Functions

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      Pages 119-156

      Covariant Evolution Operator and Green’s Operator

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      Pages 157-170

      Numerical Illustrations to Part II

  5. Quantum-Electrodynamics Beyond Two-Photon Exchange: Field-Theoretical Approach to Many-Body Perturbation Theory

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 171-171

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      Pages 173-198

      Covariant Evolution Combined with Electron Correlation

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      Pages 199-210

      The Bethe–Salpeter Equation

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      Pages 211-224

      Implementation of the MBPT–QED Procedure with Numerical Results

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      Pages 225-236

      Analytical Treatment of the Bethe–Salpeter Equation

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      Pages 237-269

      Regularization and Renormalization

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      Pages 271-272

      Summary and Conclusions

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 273-365