Particle Condensates in Strongly Coupled Quantum Field Theory

  • Johann Rafelski
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 80)


The intense study of the behaviour of electrons bound in strong external potentials [1] has stimulated interest in the study of a number of related problems in quantum field theory with the ultimate aim being now the understanding of the vacuum structure of quantum chromodynamics. My lectures describe several attempts to understand the vacuum state of strongly interacting fields.


Vacuum State Dirac Equation Nuclear Charge Heavy Fermion Bose Condensate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Johann Rafelski
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  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikJohann Wolfgang Goethe-UniversitätFrankfurt am MainGermany

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