Relativistic Quantum Field Theory. Volume 1 Canonical Formalism

Relativistic Quantum Field Theory. Volume 1 Canonical Formalism

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Synopsis

Volume 1 of this three-part series introduces the fundamental concepts of quantum field theory using the formalism of canonical quantization.

This volume is intended for use as a text for an introductory quantum field theory course that can include both particle and condensed matter physics students. Dr. Strickland starts with a brief review of classical field theory and uses this as a jumping off point for the quantization of classical field, thereby promoting them to proper quantum fields. He then presents the formalism for real and complex scalar field theories, fermion field quantization, gauge field quantization, toy models of the nuclear interaction, and finally the full Lagrangian for QED and its renormalization. Part of IOP Series in Nuclear Medicine.

Book information

ISBN: 9781643276991
Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers
Imprint: IOP
Pub date:
DEWEY: 530.143
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 174
Weight: 318g
Height: 254mm
Width: 178mm
Spine width: 10mm