A Functional Integral Representation for Many Boson Systems

  • Date: 11/05/2007
Lecturer(s):

Joel Feldman (University of British Columbia)

Location: 

University of British Columbia

Topic: 

Functional integrals have long been used, formally, to provide
intuition about the behaviour of quantum field theories. For the past
several decades, they have also been used, rigorously, in the
construction and analysis of those theories. I will talk about a
rigorous variant of a standard functional integral representation for
the (cutoff) partition function of a many Boson system that provides a
suitable starting point for its construction.

Other Information: 

CRM/Fields/PIMS Prize Distinguished Lecture 2007

Sponsor: 

pimsfieldscrm