Michael Bordag,Galina Leonidovna Klimchitskaya,Umar's Advances in the Casimir Effect (International Series of PDF

This ebook presents an in-depth and rigorous learn of the Wigner rework and its editions. they're awarded first inside a context of a common mathematical framework, after which via functions to quantum mechanics. The Wigner remodel was once brought by way of Eugene Wigner in 1932 as a chance quasi-distribution which permits expression of quantum mechanical expectation values within the comparable shape because the averages of classical statistical mechanics.