# Quantum Fields in Curved Space

@inproceedings{Birrell1980QuantumFI, title={Quantum Fields in Curved Space}, author={N. D. Birrell and Paul Davies}, year={1980} }

This book presents a comprehensive review of the subject of gravitational effects in quantum field theory. Although the treatment is general, special emphasis is given to the Hawking black hole evaporation effect, and to particle creation processes in the early universe. The last decade has witnessed a phenomenal growth in this subject. This is the first attempt to collect and unify the vast literature that has contributed to this development. All the major technical results are presented, and…

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Mutually Interacting Quantum Fields in Curved Space-Times: The Outcome of Physical Processes

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- 2010

In these lectures we consider some topics of Quantum Field Theory in Curved Space. In the first one particle creation in curved space is studied from a mathematical point of view, especially,…

Black hole evaporation and quantum gravity

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- 1994

In this note we consider some consequences of quantum gravity on the process of black hole evaporation. In particular, we will explain the suggestion by 't Hooft that quantum gravitational…

Quantum Gravity from Fundamental Questions to Phenomenological Applications

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- 2018

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- 2009

We propose to include gravity in quantum field theory nonperturbatively, by modifying the propagators so that each virtual particle in a Feynman graph move in the space–time determined by the…

QUANTUM FIELD THEORY IN CURVED SPACETIME1

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- 1997

OUTLINE These lectures will deal with selected aspects of quantum field theory in curved spacetime [1]. The basic outline of this series of lectures will be as follows: • Lecture 1. Quantization of…

APPLICATIONS OF QUANTUM FIELD THEORY IN CURVED SPACETIMES

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- 2007

While there is as yet no full theory of Quantum Gravity, some computations can still be performed in the regime where both gravitational and quantum effects are appreciable. These types of…

Physics in the Global Monopole Spacetime

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- 2001

In this paper we review some important aspects of the global monopole spacetime and present how this manifold modifies, at classical and quantum points of view, the movement of a charged particle.…

Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime

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- 1997

These lectures deal with selected aspects of quantum field theory in curved spacetime including the following topics: (1) Quantization of fields on a curved background, particle creation by…

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Quantum field theory in nonstationary curved Friedmann spacetime leads to the phenomenon of creation of massive particles. The hypothesis that in the end of inflation gravitation creates from vacuum…

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