Path and field integrals in physics: the main achievements
Tue, May. 03rd 2011, 11:00
Salle Claude Itzykson, Bât. 774, Orme des Merisiers
The usefulness of path and field integrals in physics, in particular their mathematical reliability, have been for a long time disputed, before becoming generally accepted. I shall describe what have been the main physics results for which the path integral formalism has played, I believe, an essential role.