## Quantum Non-Linear Sigma-Models - download pdf or read online

By Sergei V. Ketov

ISBN-10: 3540674616

ISBN-13: 9783540674610

The e-book is taken into account a scientific presentation of the trendy quantum box conception of non-linear sigma-models. The content material is predicated on unique papers. Geometric homes and renormalization of a known non-linear sigma-model are thought of intimately, and illustrated via particular multi-loop calculations in perturbation idea. a few non-perturbative effects are derived for the conformally invariant non-linear sigma-models. Supersymmetric extensions are given for many structures, with emphasis on their relation to complicated geometry. functions of non-linear sigma-models in conformal idea, gauge idea, string thought, and normal relativity are given. The booklet addresses graduate scholars and researchers in physics and arithmetic.