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An introduction to quantum field theory

by George Sterman

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quantum field theory.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 551-561) and index.

    Other titlesQuantum field theory.
    StatementGeorge Sterman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC174.45 .S78 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 572 p. :
    Number of Pages572
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1725549M
    ISBN 100521322588, 0521311322
    LC Control Number92029556

    Quantum field theory is the result of the combination of classical field theory, quantum mechanics, and special relativity.: xi A brief overview of these theoretical precursors is in order. The earliest successful classical field theory is one that emerged from Newton's law of universal gravitation, despite the complete absence of the concept of fields from his treatise Philosophiæ. An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory is a textbook intended for the graduate physics course covering relativistic quantum mechanics, quantum electrodynamics, and Feynman diagrams. The authors make these subjects accessible through carefully worked examples illustrating the technical aspects of the subject, and intuitive explanations of what is going on behind the /5().

    Overview. An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory is a textbook intended for the graduate course covering relativistic quantum mechanics, quantum electrodynamics, and Feynman diagrams. The authors make this subject accessible through carefully worked examples illustrating the technical aspects of the subject, and intuitive explanations of what is going on behind the mathematics. Introduction to Quantum Field Theory. The Introduction to Quantum Field Theory is a two-semester course. Content-wise, this is a continious week long course, but for administrative purposes it is split in two: PHY K -- Quantum Field Theory I, usually taught in the Fall, and PHY L -- Quantum Field Theory II, usually taught in the Spring.

      Description; Chapters; Reviews; Supplementary; This book deals with quantum field theory, the language of modern elementary particles physics. Based on university lectures given by the author, this volume provides a detailed technical treatment of quantum field theory that is particularly useful for students; it begins with the quantization of the most important free . Introduction to Quantum Field Theory Arthur Jaffe Harvard University Cambridge, MA , USA c by Arthur Jaffe. Reproduction only with permission of the author. 24 May, at ii. Contents I Life of a Single Particle 1 1 Introduction 3 2 Life of a Particle in Real Time 5.


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