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Title Quantum Field Theory and Beyond : Essays in Honor of Wolfhart Zimmermann : Proceedings of the Symposium in Honor of Wolfhart Zimmermann's 80th Birthday, Ringberg Castle, Tegernsee, Germany, 3-6 February 2008 / editors, Erhard Seiler, Klaus Sibold.
Imprint Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, [2008]
©2008

Subject Quantum field theory -- Congresses.
Alt Name Zimmermann, Wolfhart.
Seiler, Erhard, 1942-
Sibold, K. (Klaus)
Description 1 online resource (viii, 207 pages) : illustrations (some color)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Zimmermann's subtraction scheme and the perturbative solution to the renormalization group evolution equations / C. Becchi -- new look at the Higgs-Kibble model / O. Steinmann -- Large regular QCD coupling at low energy? / D.V. Shirkov -- dihedral group as a family group / J. Kubo -- On the consequences of twisted Poincare symmetry upon QFT on Moyal noncommutative spaces / G. Fiore -- Taming the Landau ghost in noncommutative quantum field theory / H. Grosse -- Warped convolutions : a novel tool in the construction of quantum field theories / D. Buchholz and S.J. Summers -- Quantum (or averaged) energy inequalities in quantum field theory / R. Verch -- Field theory and brane dynamics / T.C. Clark -- Knots as possible excitations of the quantum Yang-Mills fields / L.D. Faddeev -- Feynman graphs and renormalization in quantum diffusion / L. Erdos, M. Salmhofer and H.-T. Yau -- Renormalization in chaotic and pseudochaotic dynamical systems / J.H. Lowenstein.
Summary This book contains a collection of essays written in honor of Wolfhart Zimmermann's 80th birthday, most of them based on talks presented at a symposium in his honor. The book shows the unifying force of a subject (Quantum Field Theory) and a person (Zimmermann). It ranges from fundamental questions in quantum physics over applications to particle physics and noncommutative geometry to the latest developments in many body theory and dynamical systems. These key ideas are elucidated by worldwide-recognized experts including Faddeev, Becchi, Buchholz, Lowenstein and Salmhofer. Readers seeking examples on how a subject has evolved, diversified and deepened over the course of several decades and how a single person can influence this process can find here a perfect illustration. Altogether, readers are treated to a high-brow intellectual adventure.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789812833556 (electronic bk.)
9812833552 (electronic bk.)
9789812833549
9812833544
OCLC # 833170669
Additional Format Print version: Quantum field theory and beyond. Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2008 9789812833549 (DLC) 2009275676 (OCoLC)234427129


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