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Quantum Field Theory at Finite Temperature: An Introduction

@article{ZinnJustin2000QuantumFT,
  title={Quantum Field Theory at Finite Temperature: An Introduction},
  author={Jean Zinn-Justin},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology},
  year={2000}
}
  • J. Zinn-Justin
  • Published 26 May 2000
  • Physics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology
In these notes we review some properties of Statistical Quantum Field Theory at equilibrium, i.e Quantum Field Theory at finite temperature. We explain the relation between finite temperature quantum field theory in (d,1) dimensions and statistical classical field theory in d+1 dimensions. This identification allows to analyze the finite temperature QFT in terms of the renormalization group and the theory of finite size effects of the classical theory. We discuss in particular the limit of high… 

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