Field Quantization / Edition 1

Field Quantization / Edition 1

by Walter Greiner, Joachim Reinhardt
     
 

This detailed introduction develops the concepts and techniques of field quantization, including both the traditional methods of cannonical quantization and the modern approach using path integrals. It is intended for readers well-versed in the basics of quantum mechanics. See more details below

Overview

This detailed introduction develops the concepts and techniques of field quantization, including both the traditional methods of cannonical quantization and the modern approach using path integrals. It is intended for readers well-versed in the basics of quantum mechanics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540591795
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
02/23/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
0.93(w) x 7.50(h) x 9.25(d)

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Table of Contents

1Classical and Quantum Mechanics of Particle Systems3
2Classical Field Theory31
3Nonrelativistic Quantum Field Theory57
4Spin-0 Fields: The Klein-Gordon Equation75
5Spin-1/2 Fields: The Dirac Equation117
6Spin-1 Fields: The Maxwell and Proca Equations141
7Quantization of the Photon Field171
8Interacting Quantum Fields211
9The Reduction Formalism269
10Discrete Symmetry Transformations301
11The Path-Integral Method337
12Path Integrals in Field Theory365
Index433

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