We develop a method for calculating vacuum expectation values of the energy-momentum tensor of a scalar field on homogeneous spaces with an invariant metric. Solving this problem involves the method of generalized harmonic analysis based on the method of coadjoint orbits.
- energy-momentum tensor
- harmonic analysis on homogeneous spaces
- vacuum polarization
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Mathematical Physics
- Statistical and Nonlinear Physics