An Investigation of Negative Energy Densities in Quantum Field Theory: Diagonalization Method and Worked Examples

Korolov, Anastasia

In this thesis we seek to further examine the phenomenon of negative energy densities in quantum field theory. We construct a diagonalization method for finding maximally negative energy states, and work through examples of how quantum inequalities are applied to systems.

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Tufts University. Department of Physics and Astronomy.
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