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Non-relativistic matter and quantized radiation. (English) Zbl 1151.81420

Dereziński, Jan (ed.) et al., Large Coulomb systems. Lecture notes on mathematical aspects of QED. Selected papers based on the presentations at the summer school on large quantum systems – QED, Nordfjordeid, Norway, August 11–18, 2003, and the summer school ”Quantum field theory – from Hamiltonian point of view”, Sandbjerg Manor, Denmark, August 2–9, 2000. Berlin: Springer (ISBN 3-540-32578-6/hbk). Lecture Notes in Physics 695, 217-248 (2006).
Summary: This is a didactic review of spectral and dynamical properties of atoms and molecules at energies below the ionization threshold, the focus being on recent work in which the author was involved. As far as possible, the results are described using a simple model with one electron only, and with scalar bosons. The main ideas are explained but no complete proofs are given. The full-fledged standard model of non-relativistic QED and various of its aspects are described in the appendix.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1094.81005].

MSC:

81V80 Quantum optics
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