An introduction to quantum field theory / Michael E. Peskin (Stanford Linear Accelerator Center), Daniel V. Schroeder (Weber State University).

Author
Published
  • Boulder, Colorado : Westview Press [1995]
Physical description
xxii, 842 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN
  • 9780201503975
  • 0201503972
Notes
  • "The Advanced Book Program."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 811-815) and index.
Contents
  • Invitation : pair production in ee annihilation -- The Klein-Gordon field -- The Dirac field -- Interacting fields and Feynman diagrams -- Elementary processes of quantum electrodynamics -- Radiative corrections : introduction -- Radiative corrections : some formal developments -- Ultraviolet cutoffs and critical fluctuations -- Functional methods -- Systematics of renormalization -- Renormalization and symmetry -- The renormalization group -- Critical exponents and scalar field theory -- The parton model of hadron structure -- Non-Abelian gauge Invariance -- Quantization of non-Abelian gauge theories -- Quantum chromodynamics -- Operator products and effective vertices -- Perturbation theory anomalies -- Gauge theories with spontaneous symmetry breaking -- Quantization of spontaneously broken gauge theories -- Quantum field theory at the frontier -- Appendix: Reference formulae.
Other names
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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