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Searching for an introductory Textbook on Fock space

  1. Aug 14, 2014 #1
    Hello Everbody!

    I want to learn Fock-space. Can somebody point me to a useful textbook where the basics are covered? Or even a good textbook where a chapter or two cover it?

    Many thanks in advance!
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  3. Aug 26, 2014 #2
    I'm sorry you are not generating any responses at the moment. Is there any additional information you can share with us? Any new findings?
  4. Aug 26, 2014 #3


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  5. Aug 27, 2014 #4


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    The standard textbook is

    A. L. Fetter, J. D. Walecka, Quantum Theory of Many-Particle Systems
  6. Sep 9, 2014 #5
    Sorry for the very late reply. I was just too busy lately. I'll check vanhees recommendation!

    I found two good books:

    N. N. Bogoliubov, D. V. Shirkov, Introduction to axiomatic quantum field theory

    Silvan S. Schweber, An Introduction to Relativistic Quantum Field Theory

    Although Fock space is only treated in certain chapters in these books I liked the concise and very clear treatment.
  7. Sep 9, 2014 #6
    I'll also check atyy links! Thanks everybody! your help is very much appreciated!
  8. Sep 11, 2014 #7
    atyys first two links are very good! Fetters book is also good, although I'm still working through it. I'll update when I have worked through the first chapter.
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