Thermal Quantum Field Theory and Perturbative Non-Equilibrium Dynamics

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ISBN: 978-3-319-01185-1 (Print) 978-3-319-01186-8 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-9

    Introduction

  3. Equilibrium Mechanics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 13-14

      Introduction to Part I

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 15-40

      Classical Prerequisites

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 41-61

      Quantum Statistical Mechanics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 63-71

      Correlation Functions

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 73-79

      Imaginary Time Formalism

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 81-91

      Scalar Field Theory

  4. Non-Equilibrium Mechanics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 95-96

      Introduction to Part II

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 97-109

      The CTP Formalism

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 111-127

      Non-Homogeneous Backgrounds

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 129-140

      The Thermodynamic Equilibrium Limit

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 141-145

      Absence of Pinch Singularities

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 147-150

      Number Density of Particles

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 151-155

      Master Time Evolution Equations

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 157-170

      Non-Homogeneous Loop Integrals

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 171-193

      Thermalization of a Heavy Scalar

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 195-197

      Conclusions

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 199-215