ISBN-10:
0471141208
ISBN-13:
9780471141204
Pub. Date:
08/13/1998
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Quantum Field Theory: From Operators to Path Integrals / Edition 1

Quantum Field Theory: From Operators to Path Integrals / Edition 1

by Kerson Huang, Huang

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ISBN-13: 9780471141204
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/13/1998
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 9.52(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Kerson Huang is Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA, and a leading authority on quantum physics. He is a highly experienced textbook writer and has written (among other books) Statistical Mechanics, also published by Wiley. Professor Huang's research interests focus on Bose-Einstein condensates and non-renormalizable theories.

Table of Contents

Introducing Quantum Fields.
Scalar Fields.
Relativistic Fields.
Canonical Formalism.
Electromagnetic Field.
Dirac Equation.
The Dirac Field.
Dynamics of Interacting Fields.
Feynman Graphs.
Vacuum Correlation Functions.
Quantum Electrodynamics.
Processes in Quantum Electrodynamics.
Perturbative Renormalization.
Path Integrals.
Broken Symmetry.
Renormalization.
The Gaussian Fixed Point.
In Two Dimensions.
Topological Excitations.
Appendices.
Index.

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