Particles and Elementary Excitations

  • G. Costa
  • F. Scaramuzzi
  • L. Scarsi
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 249)

Abstract

There are analogies in the formulation of quantum field theory (QFT) for elementary particles and of many-body theory for condensed matter systems. On one side photons, gravitons, etc. are identified with the quanta of radiation fields; on the other side phonons, magnons, etc. appear from quantization of collective waves in condensed matter.

Keywords

Elementary Excitation Goldstone Mode Nuclear Event Condensed Matter System Cold Fusion 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Costa
    • 1
  • F. Scaramuzzi
    • 2
  • L. Scarsi
    • 3
  1. 1.Instituto di Fisica Galileo GalileiUniversità degli StudiPadovaItaly
  2. 2.Centro Ricerche Energia FrascatiENEAFrascati (Roma)Italy
  3. 3.Istituto di Fisica CosmicaPalermoItaly

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