ISBN-10:
0471353868
ISBN-13:
9780471353867
Pub. Date:
05/12/1999
Publisher:
Wiley
Relativistic Quantum Mechanics and Field Theory / Edition 1

Relativistic Quantum Mechanics and Field Theory / Edition 1

by Franz Gross
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ISBN-13: 9780471353867
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/12/1999
Edition description: REV
Pages: 643
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

FRANZ GROSS is Professor of Physics at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, and senior staff theorist at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLAB). Widely published in the field, Dr. Gross is well known for his research on problems in theoretical nuclear and particle physics and is an expert on the relativistic few body problem.

Table of Contents

QUANTUM THEORY OF RADIATION.

Quantization of the Nonrelativistic String.

Quantization of the Electromagnetic Field.

Interaction of Radiation with Matter.

RELATIVISTIC EQUATIONS.

The Klein-Gordon Equation.

The Dirac Equation.

Application of the Dirac Equation.

ELEMENTS OF QUANTUM FIELD THEORY.

Second Quantization.

Symmetries I.

Interacting Field Theories.

Quantum Electrodynamics.

Loops and Introduction to Renormalization.

Bound States and Unitarity.

SYMMETRIES AND GAUGE THEORIES.

Symmetries II.

Path Integrals.

Quantum Chromodynamics and the Standard Model.

Renormalization.

The Renormalization Group and Asymptotic Freedom.

Appendices.

References.

Index.

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