Influence functionals and black body radiation

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Anglin, J. R.;
  • Subject: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology | High Energy Physics - Theory

The Feynman-Vernon formalism is used to obtain a microscopic, quantum mechanical derivation of black body radiation, for a massless scalar field in 1+1 dimensions, weakly coupled to an environment of finite size. The model exhibits the absorption, thermal equilibrium, a... View more
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