The Relativistic Electron-Positron Field: Hartree-Fock Approximation and Fixed Electron Number

  • H. Siedentop
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 695)


We give an overview over recent investigations concerning the relativistic electron-positron field. Starting from basic definition, we review the derivation of the Lamb shift and the Hartree-Fock approximation.


Dirac Operator Vacuum Polarization Charge Renormalization Uehling Potential Basic Hilbert Space 
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  • H. Siedentop
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  1. 1.Mathematisches InstitutLudwig-Maximilians-Universität M unchenMünchenGermany

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