# Bubble nucleation and quantum initial conditions in classical statistical simulations

@article{Tranberg2022BubbleNA, title={Bubble nucleation and quantum initial conditions in classical statistical simulations}, author={Anders Tranberg and Gerhard Ungersb{\"a}ck}, journal={Journal of High Energy Physics}, year={2022}, volume={2022} }

Classical-statistical lattice simulations provide a useful approximation to out-of-equilibrium quantum field theory, but only for systems exhibiting large occupation numbers, and only for phenomena that are not intrinsically quantum mechanical in nature. In certain special circumstances, it can be appropriate to initialize such real-time simulations with quantum-like zero-point fluctuations. We will revisit these points, and investigate reports that quantum bubble nucleation rates in 1+1…

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