EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 125, 2016The 19th International Seminar on High Energy Physics (QUARKS-2016)
|Number of page(s)
|5. Modern field theory and selected aspects of mathematical physics
|28 October 2016
The Feynman-Vernon Influence Functional Approach in QED
Published online: 28 October 2016
In the path integral approach we describe evolution of interacting electromagnetic and fermionic fields by the use of density matrix formalism. The equation for density matrix and transitions probability for fermionic field is obtained as average of electromagnetic field influence functional. We obtain a formula for electromagnetic field influence functional calculating for its various initial and final state. We derive electromagnetic field influence functional when its initial and final states are vacuum. We present Lagrangian for relativistic fermionic field under influence of electromagnetic field vacuum.
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