Renormalization and Invariance in Quantum Field Theory

Renormalization and Invariance in Quantum Field Theory

by Eduardo Caianiello (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1974)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461589112
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 04/24/2012
Series: Nato Science Series B: , #5
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1974
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Dimensional Renormalization.- A New Approach to Divergent Integrals.- Branching Equations of I and II Type and Their Connections with Finite Equations of Motion and the Callan-Symanzik Equation.- Nelson’s Symmetry at Work: The Infinite Volume Behavior of the Vacuum for Two-Dimensional Self-Coupled Bose Fields.- Path Integrals and Gauge Theories.- Renormalizable Models with Broken Symmetries.- Group Theoretical Approach to Conformal Invariant Quantum Field Theory.- Use of Invariant Transformations in Problems of Superconductivity.- Analytic Renormalization of the a-Model.- Recent Progress on Computational Methods in Field Theory.- Short Review of Small-Distance-Behaviour Analysis.- “Diagrammar” and Dimensional Renormalization.- Quantum Gravity as a Gauge Field Theory.- Self-Consistent Quantum Field Theory and Symmetry Breaking.- The Present Status of the Computing Methods in Quantum Electrodynamics.- Relativistic Strings and Supergauges.- Application of Gauge Theories to Weak and Electromagnetic Interactions.

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