An introduction to quantum field theory

Author
Other titles
  • Quantum field theory
Published
  • Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley 1995
Physical description
xxii, 842 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 0201503972
  • 9780201503975
  • 0201509342 (pbk.)
  • 9780201509342 (pbk.)
Notes
  • "Advanced book program."
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 811-815) and index.
Contents
  • Invitation : pair production in e⁺e⁻ 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
Language
  • English

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