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Book Information:

Authors: N. D. Birrell and P. C. W. Davies
Title: Quantum fields in curved space
Additional book information: Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics, vol. 7, Cambridge Univ. Press, New York, 1982, ix + 340 pp., $49.50. ISBN 0-5212-3385-2.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Bent Ørsted
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 8 (1983), 471-477
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1983-15124-8
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