Chapter 10. Vacuum Correlation Functions

  1. Kerson Huang

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617371.ch10

Quantum Field Theory: From Operators to Path Integrals

Quantum Field Theory: From Operators to Path Integrals

How to Cite

Huang, K. (1998) Vacuum Correlation Functions, in Quantum Field Theory: From Operators to Path Integrals, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617371.ch10

Author Information

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 21 AUG 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471141204

Online ISBN: 9783527617371

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Keywords:

  • vacuum correlation function;
  • Heisenberg picture;
  • Hamiltonian density;
  • Wick's theorem;
  • Feynman graphs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Feynman Rules

  • Reduction Formula

  • The Generating Functional

  • Connected Correlation Functions

  • Lehmann Representation

  • Dyson-Schwinger Equations

  • Bound States

  • Bethe-Salpeter Equation