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written by Nick Birrell and Paul Davies
published by the Cambridge University Press
This text gives an introduction for attempting to combine the principles of general relativity and quantum field theory.  By studying the effects of curved spacetime in quantum fields, this book gives emphasis to Hawking black hole evaporation and the processes at which particles were created in the early universe.
Pages 352
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Quantum Physics
- Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
Relativity
- General Relativity
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© 1982 Cambridge University Press
DOI:
10.2277/0521278589
ISBN Number:
978-0521278584
Keywords:
black holes, quantum fields, relativistic quantum field theory
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Metadata instance created February 16, 2009 by Cale Gentry
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August 22, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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April 27, 1984
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N. Birrell and P. Davies, (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1982), pp. 352, WWW Document, (http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/physics/theoretical-physics-and-mathematical-physics/quantum-fields-curved-space).
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N. Birrell and P. Davies, Quantum Fields in Curved Space, (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1982), pp. 352, <http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/physics/theoretical-physics-and-mathematical-physics/quantum-fields-curved-space>.
APA Format
Birrell, N., & Davies, P. (1982). Quantum Fields in Curved Space (pp. 352). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Retrieved December 17, 2017, from http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/physics/theoretical-physics-and-mathematical-physics/quantum-fields-curved-space
Chicago Format
Birrell, Nick, and Paul Davies. Quantum Fields in Curved Space. 352. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982. http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/physics/theoretical-physics-and-mathematical-physics/quantum-fields-curved-space (accessed 17 December 2017).
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Birrell, Nick, and Paul Davies. Quantum Fields in Curved Space. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982. 352. 27 Apr. 1984. 17 Dec. 2017 <http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/physics/theoretical-physics-and-mathematical-physics/quantum-fields-curved-space>.
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