Implementation of the MBPT–QED Procedure with Numerical Results

  • Ingvar LindgrenEmail author
Part of the Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics book series (SSAOPP, volume 63)


In this chapter, we shall see how the combined covariant-evolution-QED approach developed in the previous chapters can be implemented numerically. In principle, this is equivalent to solving the complete Bethe–Salpeter equation perturbatively, but in practice, of course, approximations have to be made. We shall consistently work in the Coulomb gauge.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of GothenburgGöteborgSweden

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