PHYS*7850 Quantum Field Theory for Cosmology

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Winter 2018

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Introduction to scalar field theory and its canonical quantization in flat and curved spacetimes. The flat space effects of Casimir and Unruh. Quantum fluctuations of scalar fields and of the metric on curved space-times and application to inflationary cosmology. Hawking radiation.

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PHYS*7010

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