Completely revised and up to date, this re-creation develops the fundamental formalism and theoretical suggestions for learning relativistic box conception at finite temperature and density. It begins with the path-integral illustration of the partition functionality after which proceeds to improve diagrammatic perturbation thoughts. the traditional version is mentioned, besides the character of the section transitions in strongly interacting structures and functions to relativistic heavy ion collisions, dense stellar gadgets, and the early universe. First version Hb (1989): 0-521-35155-3 First variation Pb (1994): 0-521-44945-6

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