4 The Development of Quantum Many-Body Theory 5 Pre-History of. Introduction to the single-reference many-body perturbation. Many-body perturbation theory based on Green's functions 1 2. Many-Body Quantum Mechanics Lecures notes by JP Solovej. Snringer Lecture Notes in Math n1159 195 Zbl 056500010. This note covers the following topics Collective Quantum Fields Particles in.