Applications of Perturbative QCD

Applications of Perturbative QCD

by Richard D. Field, David Pines
     
 

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This book presents an introductory account of the field of perturbative quantum chromodynamics (QCD) developed during the past decade as a major field of study for physicists working in elementary particle physics. It has significant applications in other sub-fields of physics, including heavy ion collisions, cosmology, and relativistic astrophysics.

Overview

This book presents an introductory account of the field of perturbative quantum chromodynamics (QCD) developed during the past decade as a major field of study for physicists working in elementary particle physics. It has significant applications in other sub-fields of physics, including heavy ion collisions, cosmology, and relativistic astrophysics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201483628
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
05/09/1995
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

David Pines is research professor of physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has made pioneering contributions to an understanding of many-body problems in condensed matter and nuclear physics, and to theoretical astrophysics. Editor of Perseus’ Frontiers in Physics series and former editor of American Physical Society’s Reviews of Modern Physics, Dr. Pines is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, a foreign member of the USSR Academy of Sciences, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Pines has received a number of awards, including the Eugene Feenberg Memorial Medal for Contributions to Many-Body Theory; the P.A.M. Dirac Silver Medal for the Advancement of Theoretical Physics; and the Friemann Prize in Condensed Matter Physics.

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