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Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime and Anomalies

Garg, Shivam (2017) Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime and Anomalies. Masters thesis, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata.

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    Abstract

    Hawking radiation and Unruh effect are two well-known examples of the effect of quantum fields in curved spacetime. Anomalies play an important role in quantum field theory. It has been shown that anomalies can be used to find Hawking temperature. In this Master's thesis, we review Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime (including Unruh and Hawking effects) and then study the application of gravitational anomalies for deriving Hawking radiation in Schwarzschild spacetime.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Additional Information: Supervisor: Dr. Sunandan Gangopadhyay
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Anomalies; Curved Spacetime; General Relativity; Hawking Flux; Quantum Field Theory
    Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
    Divisions: Department of Physical Sciences
    Depositing User: IISER Kolkata Librarian
    Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2018 15:21
    Last Modified: 08 Nov 2018 15:22
    URI: http://eprints.iiserkol.ac.in/id/eprint/665

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