Formalism for QFT

  • Stefan Hollands
  • Ko SandersEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Mathematical Physics book series (BRIEFSMAPHY, volume 34)


This chapter presents the most important notions and examples of the theory of operator algebras. These are then used to formulate the basic principles of quantum field theory and some examples of algebraic QFTs.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of LeipzigLeipzigGermany
  2. 2.School of Mathematical SciencesDublin City UniversityDublinIreland

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