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Within bosonization theory we introduce in this paper a new definition of "quasi-particles" for interacting fermions at arbitrary space dimenions. In dimensions higher than one we show that the constructed quasi-particles are consistent with quasi-particle descriptions in Landau Fermi liquid theory whereas in one-dimension the quasi-particles" are non-perturbative objects (spinons and holons) obeying fractional statistics. The more general situation of Fermi liquids with singular Landau interaction is discussed.

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A procedure of bosonization of Fermions in an arbitrary dimension is suggested. It is shown that a quadratic expression in the fermionic fields after rescaling time $t\to t/\lambda^2$ and performing the limit $\lambda\to0$ (stochastic limit), gives rise to a bosonic operator satisfying the boson canonical commutation relations. This stochastic bosonization of Fermions is considered first for free fields and then for a model with three--linear couplings. The limiting dynamics of the bosonic theory turns out to be described by means of a quantum stochastic differential equations.

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We derive the phase space particle density operator in the 'droplet' picture of bosonization in terms of the boundary operator. We demonstrate that it satisfies the correct algebra and acts on the proper Hilbert space describing the underlying fermion system, and therefore it can be used to bosonize any hamiltonian or related operator. As a demonstration we show that it reproduces the correct excitation energies for a system of free fermions with arbitrary dispersion relations.

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This review is a summary of my work (partially in collaboration with Kurt Schoenhammer) on higher-dimensional bosonization during the years 1994-1996. It has been published as a book entitled "Bosonization of interacting fermions in arbitrary dimensions" by Springer Verlag (Lecture Notes in Physics m48, Springer, Berlin, 1997). I have NOT revised this review, so that there is no reference to the literature after 1996. However, the basic ideas underlying the functional bosonization approach outlined in this review are still valid today.

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A four dimensional fermion determinant is presented as a path integral of the exponent of a local five dimensional action describing constrained bosonic system. The construction is carried out both in the continuum theory and in the lattice model.

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Using methods of functional integration, and performing simple Gaussian integrals, I show that an interacting system of electrons can be bosonized in arbitrary dimensions, in terms of the electrostatic potential which mediates the interaction between them. Working with the bosonic field, the sytem is shown to exhibit localized structures reminiscent of striping in the cuprates.

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We propose to use a novel master Lagrangian for performing the bosonization of the $D$-dimensional massive Thirring model in $D=d+1 \ge 2$ dimensions. It is shown that our master Lagrangian is able to relate the previous interpolating Lagrangians each other which have been recently used to show the equivalence of the massive Thirring model in (2+1) dimensions with the Maxwell-Chern-Simons theory. Starting from the phase-space path integral representation of the master Lagrangian, we give an alternative proof for this equivalence up to the next-to-leading order in the expansion of the inverse fermion mass. Moreover, in (3+1)-dimensional case, the bosonized theory is shown to be equivalent to the massive antisymmetric tensor gauge theory. As a byproduct, we reproduce the well-known result on bosonization of the (1+1)-dimensional Thirring model following the same strategy. Finally a possibility of extending our strategy to the non-Abelian case is also discussed.

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We demonstrate that the technique of abelian bosonization through duality transformations can be extended to gauging anomalous symmetries. The example of a Dirac fermion theory is first illustrated. This idea is then also applied to bosonize a chiral fermion by gauging its chiral phase symmetry.

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We discuss an extension of the (massless) Thirring model describing interacting fermions in one dimension which are coupled to phonons and where all interactions are local. This fermion-phonon model can be solved exactly by bosonization. We present a construction and solution of this model which is mathematically rigorous by treating it as a limit of a Luttinger-phonon model. A self-contained account of the mathematical results underlying bosonization is included, together with complete proofs.

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We bosonize the long-wavelength excitations of interacting fermions in arbitrary dimension by directly applying a suitable Hubbard-Stratonowich transformation to the Grassmannian generating functional of the fermionic correlation functions. With this technique we derive a surprisingly simple expression for the single-particle Greens-function, which is valid for arbitrary interaction strength and can describe Fermi- as well as Luttinger liquids. Our approach sheds further light on the relation between bosonization and the random-phase approximation, and enables us to study screening in a non-perturbative way.