Geometric Quantization in Action : Applications of Harmonic Analysis in Quantum Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory

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Main Author: Hurt, N.E.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1983, 1983
Edition:1st ed. 1983
Series:Mathematics and Its Applications
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Zeta Functions on Compact Lie Groups
  • Ising Models
  • 17. Quantum Statistical Mechanics
  • Quantum Statistical Mechanics on Compact Symmetric Spaces
  • Zeta Functions on Compact Lie Groups
  • 18. Selberg Trace Theory
  • The Selberg Trace Formula
  • The Partition Function and the Length Spectra
  • Noncompact Spaces with Finite Volume
  • 19. Quantum Field Theory
  • Applications to Quantum Field Theory
  • Static Space Times and Periodization
  • Examples of Zeta Functions in Quantum Field Theory
  • 20. Coherent States and Automorphic Forms
  • 20.1. Coherent States and Automorphic Forms
  • References and Historical Comments
  • 10. Geometry of C-Spaces and R-Spaces
  • The Geometry of C-Manifolds
  • Kirillov Character Formula
  • Geometry of R-Spaces
  • Schubert Cell Decompositions
  • 11. Geometric Quantization
  • Geometric Quantization of Complex Manifolds
  • Harmonic Oscillator
  • The Kepler Problem - Hydrogen Atom
  • Maslov Quantization
  • 12. Principal Series Representations
  • Representation Theory for Noncompact Semisimple Lie Groups. Part I: Principal Series Representations
  • Applications to the Toda Lattice
  • 13. Geometry of De Sitter Spaces
  • De Sitter Spaces
  • 14. Discrete Series Representations
  • Representations of Noncompact Semisimple Lie Groups. Part II: Discrete Series
  • 15. Representations and Automorphic Forms
  • Geometric Quantization and Automorphic Forms
  • Bounded Symmetric Domains and Holomorphic Discrete Series
  • 16. Thermodynamics of Homogeneous Spaces
  • Density Matrices and Partition Functions
  • Epstein Zeta Functions
  • Asymptotes of the Density Matrix
  • 4. Geometry of Contact Manifolds
  • Contact Manifolds
  • Almost Contact Metric Manifolds
  • Dynamical Systems and Contact Manifolds
  • Topology of Regular Contact Manifolds
  • Infinitesimal Contact Transformations
  • Homogeneous Contact Manifolds
  • Contact Structures in the Sense of Spencer
  • Homogeneous Complex Contact Manifolds
  • 5. The Dirac Problem
  • Derivations of Lie Algebras
  • Geometric Quantization: An introduction
  • The Dirac Problem
  • Kostant and Souriau Approach
  • 6. Geometry of Polarizations
  • Polarizations
  • Riemanrr-Roch for Polarizations
  • Lie Algebra Polarizations
  • Spin Structures, Metaplectic Structures and Square Root Bundles
  • 7. Geometry of Orbits
  • Orbit Theory
  • Complete Integrability
  • Morse Theory of Orbit Spaces
  • 8. Fock Space
  • Fock Space and Cohomology
  • Nilpotent Lie Groups
  • 9. Borel-Weil Theory
  • Representation Theory for Compact Semisimple Lie Groups
  • Borel-Wei! Theory
  • Cocompact Nilradical Groups
  • O. Survey of Results
  • Some Elementary Quantum Systems
  • Examples of Group Representations in Physics
  • Asymptotics in Statistical Mechanics
  • More Spectral Geometry
  • Statistical Mechanics and Representation Theory
  • Transformation Groups in Physics
  • Fiber Bundles
  • Orbit Spaces in Lie Algebras
  • Scattering Theory and Statistical Mechanics
  • Quantum Field Theory
  • 1. Representation Theory
  • Basic Ideas of Representation Theory
  • Induced Representations
  • Schur and Peter-Weyl Theorems
  • Lie Groups and Parallelization
  • Spectral Theory and Representation Theory
  • 2. Euclidean Group
  • The Euclidean Group and Semidirect Products
  • Fock Space, An Introduction
  • 3. Geometry of Symplectic Manifolds
  • Elementary Review of Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Mechanics: Notation
  • Connections on Principal Bundles
  • Riemannian Connections
  • Geometry of Symplectic Manifolds
  • Classical Mechanics and Symmetry Groups
  • Homogeneous Symplectic Manifolds