Field Theory

  • James Glimm
  • Arthur Jaffe


In this chapter we introduce the notion of quantum field on a technical level. This chapter is the end of the introductory material; it also can be regarded as the basic background for Part II. Readers already familiar with quantum theory and statistical mechanics may start here.


Lorentz Group Gaussian Measure Free Field Canonical Commutation Relation Dirac Field 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • James Glimm
    • 1
  • Arthur Jaffe
    • 2
  1. 1.Courant Institute for Mathematical SciencesNew York UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Harvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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