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    • Detectors, Reference Frames, and Time 

      Smith, Alexander R. H. (University of Waterloo, 2017-11-08)
      This thesis is divided into three parts. Part I investigates the behaviour of Unruh-DeWitt detectors on curved spacetimes admitting a Wightman function and the associated measurement model is identified. These detectors ...
    • Probing the Unruh and Hawking effects using Unruh-DeWitt detectors 

      Ahmadzadegan, Aida (University of Waterloo, 2017-10-18)
      Quantum field theory is so far the best description of the fundamental laws of Nature, yet it does not fully incorporates gravitation. The first attempt toward unifying the quantum field theory and gravity is a semi-classical ...


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