## Quantum energy inequalities and stability conditions in quantum field theory

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Title of host publication | Rigorous Quantum Field Theory |
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Date | Published - 2006 |
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Pages | 95-112 |
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Publisher | Birkhauser |
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Editors | Detlev Buchholz, Anne Boutet de Monvel, Daniel Iagolnitzer, Ugo Moschella |
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Volume | 251 |
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Original language | English |
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ISBN (Print) | 978-3-7643-7433-4 |
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Name | Progress in Mathematics |
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Publisher | Birkhauser |
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Volume | 251 |
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Quantum Energy Inequalities (QEIs) are constraints on the extent to which quantum fields can violate the energy conditions of classical general relativity. As such they are closely related to the gravitational stability of quantised matter. In this contribution we discuss links between QEIs and other stability conditions in quantum field theory: the microlocal spectrum condition, passivity and nuclearity. The first two links suggest an interconnection between stability conditions at three different length scales, while the third hints at a deeper origin of QEIs.

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