An Invitation to Quantum Field Theory

An Invitation to Quantum Field Theory


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642237270
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/25/2011
Series: Lecture Notes in Physics , #839
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 294
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Why Do We Need Quantum Field Theory After All?.- From Classical to Quantum Fields.- Theories and Lagrangian I: Matter Fields.- Theories and Lagrangian II: Introducing Gauge Fields.- Theories and Lagrangian II: The Standard Model.- Towards Computational Rules: Feynman Diagrams.- Symmetries I: Continuous Symmetries.- Renormalization.- Anomalies.- The Origin of Mass.- Symmetries II: Discrete Symmetries.- Effective Field Theories and Naturalness.- Special Topics.- Notation, Conventions and Units.- A Crash Course in Group Theory.- Index.

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