@inproceedings{2016FreeF, title={Free Fields , Harmonic Oscillators , and Identical Bosons}, author={}, year={2016} }

- Published 2016

A free quantum field and its canonical conjugate are equivalent to a family of harmonic oscillators (one oscillator for each plane wave), which is in turn equivalent to a quantum theory of free identical bosons. In this note, I will show how all of this works for the relativistic scalar field φ̂(x) and its conjugate π̂(x). And then I will turn around and… CONTINUE READING

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