ISBN-10:
0471184330
ISBN-13:
9780471184331
Pub. Date:
03/14/1997
Publisher:
Wiley
Photons and Atoms: Introduction to Quantum Electrodynamics / Edition 1

Photons and Atoms: Introduction to Quantum Electrodynamics / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780471184331
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/14/1997
Series: Professional Series
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 486
Product dimensions: 6.79(w) x 9.67(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Claude Cohen-Tannoudji is Professor of Physics at the Collège de France. He is the co-author of Quantum Mechanics, published by Wiley. Dr. Cohen-Tannoudji is a member of the French Academy of Sciences, and is a Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences in the United States. He earned his Doctorat en Sciences Physiques in atomic physics at the University of Paris.

Jacques Dupont-Roc holds a full-time research position at CNRS within the Laboratoire Kastler Brossel at the Ecole Normale Supérieure. Dr. Dupont-Roc earned his PhD in atomic physics at the University of Paris.

Gilbert Grynberg is Professor of Physics at Ecole Polytechnique and maintains a full time research position at CNRS. Dr. Grynberg earned his PhD in atomic physics at the University of Paris.

Table of Contents

Classical Electrodynamics: The Fundamental Equations and the Dynamical Variables.

Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Approach to Electrodynamics;
The Standard Lagrangian and the Coulomb Gauge.

Quantum Electrodynamics in the Coulomb Gauge.

Other Equivalent Formulations of Electrodynamics.

Introduction to the Covariant Formulation of Quantum Electrodynamics.

References.

Index.

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