40 Years in Mathematical Physics (World Scientific Series in 20th Century Mathematics v. 2)

40 Years in Mathematical Physics (World Scientific Series in 20th Century Mathematics v. 2)

By: L. D. Faddeev (author)Paperback

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This is a collection of Prof L D Faddeev's important lectures, papers and talks. Some of these have not been published before and some have, for the first time, been translated from Russian into English. The topics covered correspond to several distinctive and pioneering contributions of Prof Faddeev to modern mathematical physics: quantization of Yang Mills and Einstein gravitational fields, soliton theory, the many-dimensional inverse problem in potential scattering, the Hamiltonian approach to anomalies, and the theory of quantum integrable models. There are also two papers on more general aspects of the interrelations between physics and mathematics as well as an autobiographical essay.

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Contents

The Feynman integral for singular Lagrangian; covariant quantization of the gravitational field; Einstein and several contemporary tendencies in the theory of elementary particles; quantum completely integrable models in field theory; perturbation theory for gauge-invariant fields; Lagrangian mechanics in invariant form; the energy problem in Einstein's theory of gravitation; Hamiltonian approach to the theory of anomalies; mathematician's view on the development of physics; from integrable models to conformal field theory via quantum groups.

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/01/1995
  • ISBN13: 9789810221997
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 484
  • ID: 9789810221997
  • ISBN10: 9810221991
  • translations: Russian

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