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Title: | Gauge theories in particle physics [electronic resource] : a practical introduction. Vol. 2, Non-Abelian gauge theories : QCD and the electroweak theory |
Author(s): |
Ian Johnston Rhind Aitchison |
Date: | 2004 |
Edition: | 3rd ed. |
Publisher: | Bristol : Institute of Physics Pub. |
Size: | 1 online resource (454 p.) |
Contents: | pt. 5. Non-abelian symmetries -- pt. 6. QCD and the renormalization group -- pt. 7. Spontaneously broken symmetry -- pt. 8. Weak interactions and the electroweak theory. |
ISBN: | 9780849387760 |
Series: | CRCnetBase eBook platform |
Series: | Graduate student series in physics |
Series: | eBooks single |
Keywords: | Gauge fields (Physics) , Particles (Nuclear physics) , Weak interactions (Nuclear physics) , Quantum electrodynamics , Feynman diagrams |
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Title: | Gauge theories in particle physics [electronic resource] : a practical introduction. Vol. 1, From relativistic quantum mechanics to QED |
Author(s): |
Ian Johnston Rhind Aitchison Anthony J.G. Hey |
Date: | 2003 |
Edition: | 3rd ed. |
Publisher: | Bristol : Institute of Physics Pub |
Size: | 1 online resource (406 p.) |
Note: | Previous ed.: 1989 |
Contents: | pt. 1. Introductory survey, electromagnetism as a gauge theory, and relativistic quantum mechanics -- pt. 2. Introduction to quantum field theory -- pt. 3. Tree-level applications in QED -- pt. 4. Loops and renormalization |
ISBN: | 0750308648 |
Series: | CRCnetBASE eBook platform |
Series: | Graduate student series in physics |
Series: | eBooks single |
Keywords: | Gauge fields (Physics) , Particles (Nuclear physics) , Weak interactions (Nuclear physics) , Quantum electrodynamics. , Feynman diagrams. |
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Call number: | 729240::ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | An Introduction To Quantum Field Theory [electronic resource]. |
Author(s): |
Michael E. Peskin |
Date: | 1995 |
Publisher: | New York : Westview Press |
Size: | 1 online resource (864 p.) |
ISBN: | 9780201503975 |
Series: | EBL eBook |
Series: | eBooks |
Keywords: | Physics. , Quantum field theory. , Feynman diagrams. , Renormalization (Physics) , Gauge fields (Physics) |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2016-9783319220147:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | From Special Relativity to Feynman Diagrams A Course in Theoretical Particle Physics for Beginners |
Author(s): |
Riccardo D'Auria |
Date: | 2016 |
Edition: | 2nd ed. 2016 |
Size: | 1 online resource (601 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-319-22014-7 |
Contents: | Special Relativity -- Relativistic Dynamics -- The Equivalence Principle.- The Poincaré Group -- Maxwell Equations and Special Relativity -- Quantization of the Electromagnetic Field -- Group Representations and Lie Algebras -- |
Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Formalism -- Quantum Mechanics Formalism -- Relativistic Wave Equations -- Quantization of Boson and Fermion Fields -- Fields in Interaction | |
ISBN: | 9783319220147 |
Series: | eBooks |
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Series: | Springer eBooks |
Keywords: | Physics , Gravitation , Quantum physics , Cosmology , Elementary particles (Physics) , Quantum field theory , Physics , Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory , Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory , Quantum Physics , Cosmology |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2014-9783642540226:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Scattering Amplitudes in Gauge Theories [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Johannes M Henn Jan C Plefka |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | At the fundamental level, the interactions of elementary particles are described by quantum gauge field theory. The quantitative implications of these interactions are captured by scattering amplitudes, traditionally computedusing Feynman diagrams. I n the past decade tremendous progress has been made in our understanding of and computational abilities with regard to scattering amplitudes in gauge theories, going beyond the traditional textbook approach.These advances build upon on-shell methods that focus on the analytic structure of the amplitudes, as well as on their recently discovered hidden symmetries. In fact, when expressed in suitable variables the amplitudes are much simplerthan anticipated and hidden patterns emerge. These modern methods a re of increasing importance in phenomenological applications arising from the need for high-precision predictions for the experiments carried out at the Large HadronCollider, as well as in foundational mathematical physics studies on the S-matrix in quant um field theory. Bridging the gap between introductory courses on quantum field theory and state-of-the-art research, these concise yetself-contained and course-tested lecture notes are well-suited for a one-semester graduate level course or as a self-st udy guide for anyone interested in fundamental aspects of quantum field theory and its applications. The numerousexercises and solutions included will help readers to embrace and apply the material presented in the main text |
Contents: | Introduction and Basics |
Tree | |
Level Techniques | |
Loop | |
Level Structure | |
Advanced Topics | |
Renormalization Properties of Wilson Loops | |
Conventions and Useful Formulae | |
Solutions to the Exercises | |
References | |
ISBN: | 9783642540226 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Physics, 0075-8450 : v883 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Mathematical physics , Quantum theory |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2012-9788847015043:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | From Special Relativity to Feynman Diagrams [electronic resource] : A Course of Theoretical Particle Physics for Beginners |
Author(s): |
Riccardo D'Auria Mario Trigiante |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Milano : Springer Milan |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This books aims at filling a gap between the basics courses of classical and quantum mechanics and advanced courses of (relativistic) quantum mechanics and field theory. Particular emphasis is given to the role of symmetry inmodern theoretical physic s. For this reason this book is particularly suited to those students who are interested in a deeper knowledge of modern developments in elementary particle physics and relativity, even if they choose not tospecialize in this branch of research. This targ et of readers includes, besides experimental and applied physicists, also those engineers who need advanced notions of theoretical high energy physics, in view of future research activityin the field theory approach to condensed matter, in accelerator phy sics and in all those modern technology sectors which require a more advanced and sophisticated theoretical physics background. Courses motivated by these objectivesare present in several polytechnic institutes around the world. The last chapters of this book, in particular, are of particular importance to those engineers who plan to work in high energy physics research centres, like LHC at CERN,or to collaborate to experiments on the revelation of gravitational waves. As far as engineering is concerned, it is important to stress that elementary Special and General Relativity courses are often absent in their curricula |
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ISBN: | 9788847015043 |
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Series: | UNITEXT, 2038-5714 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Quantum theory , Mathematical physics |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2012-9788847015036:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | From Special Relativity to Feynman Diagrams [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Riccardo D'Auria Mario Trigiante |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Springer Milan |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | Graduate/advanced undergraduate textbook |
Note: | Springer 2012 Physics and Astronomy eBook collection |
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ISBN: | 9788847015036 |
Series: | UNITEXT |
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Keywords: | Quantum Physics , Mathematical Methods in Physics , Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory , Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory , Cosmology |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2012-9783642247521:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Handbook of Theoretical Atomic Physics [electronic resource] : Data for Photon Absorption, Electron Scattering, and Vacancies Decay |
Author(s): |
Miron Amusia Larissa Chernysheva Victor Yarzhemsky |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | The aim of this book is to present highly accurate and extensive theoretical Atomic data and to give a survey of selected calculational methods for atomic physics, used to obtain these data. The book presents the results ofcalculations of cross secti ons and probabilities of a broad variety of atomic processes with participation of photons and electrons, namely on photoabsorption, electron scattering and accompanying effects. Included are data forphotoabsorption and electron scattering cross-sections and probabilities of vacancy decay formed for a large number of atoms and ions. Attention is also given to photoionization and vacancy decay in endohedrals and to positron-atomscattering. The book is richly illustrated. The methods used are one-electron H artree-Fock and the technique of Feynman diagrams that permits to include many-electron correlations. This is done in the frames of the Random Phaseapproximation with exchange and the many-body perturbation theory. Newly obtained and previously collected atomic data are presented. The atomic data are useful for investigating the electronic structure and physical processes insolids and liquids, molecules and clusters, astronomical objects, solar and planet atmospheres and atomic nucleus. Deep understanding of chemical reactions and processes is reached by deep and accurate knowledge of atomic structure andprocesses with participation of atoms. This book is useful for theorists performing research in different domains of contemporary physics, chemistry and biology, technologists working on production of new materials and forexperimentalists performing research in the field of photon and electron interaction with atoms, molecules, solid bodies and liquids |
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Contents: | Preface |
Part I: Photon Absorption | |
Main points of the theory | |
Photon Absorption | |
Results of Calculations | |
PartII: Electron Scattering | |
Main points of the theory | |
Electron Scattering | |
Results of Calculations | |
PartIII: Vacancies Decay | |
Main points of theory | |
Vacancy decay results of calculations | |
Conclusion and Perspectives | |
PartIV: Addendum | |
Photon absorption results of calculations | |
Electron scattering results of calculations (on web | |
site only presents data on atoms, ions and endohedrals not included in the paper version) | |
ISBN: | 9783642247521 |
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Keywords: | Chemistry, Physical organic , Astronomy , Optical materials |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2012-9783642237287:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | An Invitation to Quantum Field Theory [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Luis Alvarez-Gaum Miguel A Vzquez-Mozo |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This book provides an introduction to Quantum Field Theory (QFT) at an elementary levelwith only special relativity, electromagnetism and quantum mechanics as prerequisites. For this fresh approach to teaching QFT, based onnumerous lectures and cours es given by the authors, a representative sample of topics has been selected containing some of the more innovative, challenging or subtle concepts. They are presented with a minimum of technical details, thediscussion of the main ideas being more importa nt than the presentation of the typically very technical mathematical details necessary to obtain the final results. Special attention is given to the realization of symmetries inparticle physics: global and local symmetries, explicit, spontaneously broke n, and anomalous continuous symmetries, as well as discrete symmetries. Beyond providing an overview of the standard model of the strong, weak andelectromagnetic interactions and the current understanding of the origin of mass, the text enumerates the gen eral features of renormalization theory as well as providing a cursory description of effective field theories and the problemof naturalness in physics. Among the more advanced topics the reader will find are an outline of the first principles derivation of the CPT theorem and the spin-statistics connection. As indicated by the title, the main aim of thistext is to motivate the reader to study QFT by providing a self-contained and approachable introduction to the most exciting and challenging aspects of t his successful theoretical framework |
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Contents: | Why Do We Need Quantum Field Theory After All? |
From Classical to Quantum Fields | |
Theories and Lagrangian I: Matter Fields | |
Theories and Lagrangian II: Introducing Gauge Fields | |
Theories and Lagrangian II: The Standard Model | |
Towards Computational Rules: Feynman Diagrams | |
Symmetries I: Continuous Symmetries | |
Renormalization | |
Anomalies | |
The Origin of Mass | |
Symmetries II: Discrete Symmetries | |
Effective Field Theories and Naturalness | |
Special Topics | |
Notation, Conventions and Units | |
A Crash Course in Group Theory | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9783642237287 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Physics, 0075-8450 : v839 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Quantum theory |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2009-9781441910028:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Stochastic Tools in Mathematics and Science [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Alexandre Chorin Ole H Hald |
Date: | 2009 |
Edition: | second |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Stochastic Tools in Mathematics and Science is an introductory book on probability-based modeling. It covers basic stochastic tools used in physics, chemistry, engineering and the life sciences. The topics covered includeconditional expectations, sto chastic processes, Brownian motion and its relation to partial differential equations, Langevin equations, the Liouville and Fokker-Planck equations, as well as Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms,renormalization and dimensional reduction, and basic equil ibrium and non-equilibrium statistical mechanics. The applications include data assimilation, prediction from partial data, spectral analysis, and turbulence. A noteworthyfeature of the book is the systematic analysis of memory effects. In thissecond edit ion, the new topics include Feynman diagrams and a new discussion of the renormalization group. The book is based on lecture notes from a class thathas attracted graduate and advanced undergraduate students from mathematics and from many other science dep artments at the University of California, Berkeley. Each chapter is followed by exercises. The book will be useful forscientists and engineers working in a wide range of fields and applications. Chorin and Hald provide excellent explanations with consider able insight and deep mathematical understanding, especially toward the end of the book in thecontext of simplified versions of the famous statistical mechanics models of Ising and of Mori and Zwanzig. (SIAM Review) |
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Contents: | Preliminaries |
Probability | |
Brownian Motion | |
Stationary Stochastic Processes | |
Statistical Mechanics | |
Time | |
Dependent Statistical Mechanics | |
ISBN: | 9781441910028 |
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Series: | Surveys and Tutorials in the Applied Mathematical Sciences : v1 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Distribution (Probability theory) , Statistical physics , Thermodynamics , Hydraulic engineering |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2007-9783540707271:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Topics and Methods in Condensed Matter Theory [electronic resource] : From Basic Quantum Mechanics to the Frontiers of Research |
Author(s): |
Michele Cini |
Date: | 2007 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This book provides material for courses in theoretical physics for undergraduate and graduate students specializing in condensed matter, including experimentalists who want a thorough theoretical background the advanced partshould be of interest to r esearch workers too. A good first course in quantum mechanics is assumed. Here a variety of many-body phenomena in condensed matter are discussed, with special attention paid to the understanding of strongcorrelation effects. This requires a variety of th eoretical tools (diagram expansions, groups, recursion methods and more). The text, which arose naturally from teaching, is eminently readable and the mathematical treatments areexplained in enough detail to be followed easily. Proofs of all the relevant theorems are provided, but the main emphasis is always on the physical meaning or applicability of the results. Many examples are provided for illustrationand also serve as worked problems |
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Contents: | From the contents Basic Many |
Body Quantum Mechanics | |
Adiabatic Switching and Time | |
Ordered Series | |
Atomic Shells and Multiplets | |
Greens Functions as Thought Experiments | |
Hopping Electron Models: An Appetizer | |
Many | |
Body Effects in Electron Spectroscopies | |
Group Representations for Physicists | |
Simpler Uses of Group Theory | |
Product of Representations | |
Equations of Motion | |
Feynman Diagrams for Condensed Matter Physics | |
Dyson Equation | |
Kadanoff | |
Baym and Keldysh Nonequilibrium Theory | |
Selected Recursion Techniques | |
Aspects of Nonlinear Optics and Many | |
Photon Effects | |
ISBN: | 9783540707271 |
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Keywords: | Condensed matter |
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Title: | Theory of Light Hydrogenic Bound States [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Michael I Eides Howard Grotch Valery A Shelyuto |
Date: | 2007 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | The book describes the modern theory of light hydrogen-like systems, and the discussion is based on quantum electrodynamics. In particular, Green's functions, relativistic bound-state equations and Feynman diagrams are extensivelyused. New theoretica l approaches are described and explained. The book contains derivation of many theoretical results obtained in recent years. A complete set of all theoretical results for the energy levels of hydrogen-like boundstates, as well as comparison with experimen t, is presented |
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Contents: | Theoretical Approaches to the Energy Levels of Loosely Bound Systems |
General Features of the Hydrogen Energy Levels | |
External Field Approximation | |
Essentially Two | |
Particle Recoil Corrections | |
Radiative | |
Recoil Corrections | |
Nuclear Size and Structure Corrections | |
Lamb Shift in Light Muonic Atoms | |
Physical Origin of the Hyperfine Splitting and the Main Nonrelativistic Contribution | |
Nonrecoil Corrections to HFS | |
Essentially Two | |
Body Corrections to HFS | |
Hyperfine Splitting in Hydrogen | |
Notes on Phenomenology | |
ISBN: | 9783540452706 |
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Series: | Springer Tracts in Modern Physics, 0081-3869 : v222 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Particles (Nuclear physics) , Plasma (Ionized gases) |
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Title: | An introduction to relativistic processes and the standard model of electroweak interactions [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Carlo M Becchi Giovanni Ridolfi |
Date: | 2006 |
Publisher: | Milano : Springer Milan : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | These notes are designed as a guide-line for a course in Elementary Particle Physics for undergraduate students. The purpose is providing a rigorous and self-contained presentation of the theoretical framework and of thephenomenological aspects of th e physics of interactions among fundamental constituents of matter. The first part of the volume is devoted to the description of scattering processes in the context of relativistic quantum field theory.The use of the semi-classical approximation allows u s to illustrate the relevant computation techniques in a reasonably small amount of space. Our approach to relativistic processes is original in many respects. The second partcontains a detailed description of the construction of the standard model of ele ctroweak interactions, with special attention to the mechanism of particle mass generation. The extension of the standard model to include neutrino massesis also described. We have included a number of detailed computations of cross sections and decay rat es of pedagogical and phenomenological relevance |
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Contents: | Introduction |
Relativistic field theory | |
Scattering theory | |
Feynman diagrams | |
Spinor fields | |
Gauge symmetries | |
The standard model | |
Spontaneous breaking of the gauge symmetry | |
Breaking of accidental symmetries | |
Summary | |
Applications | |
Neutrino masses and mixings | |
ISBN: | 9788847004214 |
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Keywords: | Quantum theory |
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Title: | Quantum Theory and Its Stochastic Limit |
Author(s): |
Luigi Accardi |
Date: | 2002 |
Size: | 1 online resource (474 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-662-04929-7 |
Contents: | 1. Notations and Statement of the Problem -- 2. Quantum Fields -- 3. Those Kinds of Fields We Call Noises -- 4. Open Systems -- 5. Spin—Boson Systems -- 6. Measurements and Filtering Theory -- 7. Idea of the Proof and Causal Normal |
Order -- 8. Chronological Product Approach to the Stochastic Limit -- 9. Functional Integral Approach to the Stochastic Limit -- 10. Low-Density Limit: The Basic Idea -- 11. Six Basic Principles of the Stochastic Limit -- 12. Particles | |
Interacting with a Boson Field -- 13. The Anderson Model -- 14. Field—Field Interactions -- 15. Analytical Theory of Feynman Diagrams -- 16. Term-by-Term Convergence -- References | |
ISBN: | 9783662049297 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Probabilities , Quantum physics , Quantum computers , Spintronics , Physics , Quantum Physics , Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes |
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Title: | The Physics of Quantum Fields |
Author(s): |
Michael Stone |
Date: | 2000 |
Size: | 1 online resource (271 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4612-0507-4 |
Contents: | 1 Discrete Systems -- 1.1 One-Dimensional Harmonic Crystal -- 1.2 Continuum Limit -- 2 Relativistic Scalar Fields -- 2.1 Conventions -- 2.2 The Klein-Gordon Equation -- 2.3 Symmetries and Noether’s Theorem -- 3 Perturbation Theory -- |
3.1 Interactions -- 3.2 Perturbation Theory -- 3.3 Wick’s Theorem -- 4 Feynman Rules -- 4.1 Diagrams -- 4.2 Scattering Theory -- 5 Loops, Unitarity, and Analyticity -- 5.1 Unitarity of the S Matrix -- 5.2 The Analytic S Matrix -- 5.3 | |
Some Loop Diagrams -- 6 Formal Developments -- 6.1 Gell-Mann Low Theorem -- 6.2 Lehmann-Källén Spectral Representation -- 6.3 LSZ Reduction Formulae -- 7 Fermions -- 7.1 Dirac Equation -- 7.2 Spinors, Tensors, and Currents -- 7.3 Holes | |
and the Dirac Sea -- 7.4 Quantization -- 8 QED -- 8.1 Quantizing Maxwell’s Equations -- 8.2 Feynman Rules for QED -- 8.3 Ward Identity and Gauge Invariance -- 9 Electrons in Solids -- 9.1 Second Quantization -- 9.2 Fermi Gas and Fermi | |
Liquid -- 9.3 Electrons and Phonons -- 10 Nonrelativistic Bosons -- 10.1 The Boson Field -- 10.2 Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking -- 10.3 Dilute Bose Gas -- 10.4 Charged Bosons -- 11 Finite Temperature -- 11.1 Partition Functions -- 11.2 | |
Worldlines -- 11.3 Matsubara Sums -- 12 Path Integrals -- 12.1 Quantum Mechanics of a Particle -- 12.2 Gauge Invariance and Operator Ordering -- 12.3 Correlation Functions -- 12.4 Fields -- 12.5 Gaussian Integrals and Free Fields -- | |
12.6 Perturbation Theory -- 13 Functional Methods -- 13.1 Generating Functionals -- 13.2 Ward Identities -- 14 Path Integrals for Fermions -- 14.1 Berezin Integrals -- 14.2 Fermionic Coherent States -- 14.3 Superconductors -- 15 | |
Lattice Field Theory -- 15.1 Boson Fields -- 15.2 Random Walks -- 15.3 Interactions and Bose Condensation -- 15.4 Lattice Fermions -- 16 The Renormalization Group -- 16.1 Transfer Matrices -- 16.2 Block Spins and Renormalization Group | |
-- 17 Fields and Renormalization -- 17.1 The Free-Field Fixed Point -- 17.2 The Gaussian Model -- 17.3 General Method -- 17.4 Nonlinear ? Model -- 17.5 Renormalizing ??4 -- 18 Large N Expansions -- 18.1 O(N) Linear ?-Model -- 18.2 | |
Large N Expansions -- A Relativistic State Normalization -- B The General Commutator -- C Dimensional Regularization -- C.1 Analytic Continuation and Integrals -- C.2 Propagators -- D Spinors and the Principle of the Sextant -- D.1 | |
Constructing the ?-Matrices -- D.2 Basic Theorem -- D.3 Chirality -- E Indefinite Metric -- F Phonons and Momentum -- G Determinants in Quantum Mechanics | |
ISBN: | 9781461205074 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Quantum physics , Elementary particles (Physics) , Quantum field theory , Quantum computers , Spintronics , Physics , Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory , Quantum Physics , Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics |
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Title: | New Perspectives in Magnetism of Metals |
Author(s): |
Duk Joo Kim |
Date: | 1999 |
Size: | 1 online resource (461 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4757-3052-4 |
Contents: | 1 Quantum Mechanics and Statistical Mechanics of an Electron Gas -- 2 Basics of Magnetism -- 3 Mean Field Theory of Magnetism of Metals: The Stoner Model -- 4 Linear Responses of Metallic Electrons -- 5 Electron-Phonon Interaction: |
The Effect of Magnetism on Lattice Vibrations -- 6 The Role of the Electron-Phonon Interaction in Metallic Magnetism -- 7 The Volume Degree of Freedom in Itinerant Electron Ferromagnetism -- 8 Green’s Functions and Feynman Diagrams -- | |
9 Feynman Diagrams and Green’s Functions in Itinerant Electron Magnetism -- 10 Charge and Spin Fluctuations, Phonons, and Electron Correlation -- Appendix A Lindhard function -- Appendix B A derivation of the Wick’s theorem -- Appendix | |
C A proof of the relation between thermodynamic potential and the Green’s function -- References | |
ISBN: | 9781475730524 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Inorganic chemistry , Condensed matter , Magnetism , Magnetic materials , Metals , Materials science , Physics , Magnetism, Magnetic Materials , Inorganic Chemistry , Metallic Materials , Characterization and Evaluation of Materials , Condensed Matter Physics |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1998-9783642721922:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Brain Function and Oscillations Brain Oscillations. Principles and Approaches |
Author(s): |
Erol Başar |
Date: | 1998 |
Size: | 1 online resource (363 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-72192-2 |
Contents: | 0. Prologue -- I. Foundations -- 1. Brain Dynamics and Brain Codes -- 2. Electrical Signals from the Brain -- 3. The Brain: Sensory and Cognitive Pathways -- 4. Brain Dynamics Research Program -- 5. Wavelet Analysis of Brain Waves -- |
6. Phase Locking of Oscillatory Responses: An Informative Approach for Studying Evoked Brain Activity -- 7. Resonance Phenomena in the Brain, Physical Systems, and Nature -- II. Renaissance of the EEG and Oscillations -- 8. | |
Event-Related Oscillations in the Brain -- 9. Correlation Between Unit Activity and Activity of Neural Populations -- 10. Chaos in Brain Function -- III. Resonance as the Basic Mechanism of Oscillatory Responses -- 11. Brain | |
Synergetics: Frequency Locking of EEG: Order Out of Chaos -- 12. Major Operating Rhythms (MOR) Control the Shape and Time Course of Evoked Potentials -- 13. Oscillatory Brain Responses: Changes with Development and Aging -- 14. Brain | |
Response Susceptibility -- 15. The Evoked Potential Manifests a Superposition of Event-Related Oscillations -- 16. Multiple Sclerosis: Break of the Alpha Response -- 17. Brain Feynman Diagrams -- 18. Oscillatory Components of Evoked | |
Potentials are Real Brain Responses Related to Function -- 19. Conclusion -- References -- Author-Index | |
ISBN: | 9783642721922 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Neurosciences , Biophysics , Biological physics , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Biomedical engineering , Physics , Biophysics and Biological Physics , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Neurosciences , Biomedical Engineering |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1998-9781461205951:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Quantum Theory of Many-Body Systems Techniques and Applications |
Author(s): |
Alexandre M Zagoskin |
Date: | 1998 |
Size: | 1 online resource (229 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4612-0595-1 |
Contents: | 1 Basic Concepts -- 1.1 Introduction: Whys and Hows of Quantum Many-Body Theory -- 1.2 Propagation Function in a One-Body Quantum Theory -- 1.3 Perturbation Theory for the Propagator -- 1.4 Second Quantization -- 1.5 Problems to |
Chapter 1 -- 2 Green’s Functions at Zero Temperature -- 2.1 Green’s Function of The Many-Body System: Definition and Properties -- 2.2 Perturbation Theory: Feynman Diagrams -- 2.3 Problems to Chapter 2 -- 3 More Green’s Functions, | |
Equilibrium and Otherwise, and Their Applications -- 3.1 Analytic Properties of Equilibrium Green’s Functions -- 3.2 Matsubara formalism -- 3.3 Linear Response Theory -- 3.4 Nonequilibrium Green’s Functions -- 3.5 Quantum Kinetic | |
Equation -- 3.6 Application: Electrical Conductivity of Quantum Point Contacts -- 3.7 Method of Tunneling Hamiltonian -- 3.8 Problems to Chapter 3 -- 4 Methods of the Many-Body Theory in Superconductivity -- 4.1 Introduction: General | |
Picture of the Superconducting State -- 4.2 Instability of the Normal State -- 4.3 Pairing (BCS) Hamiltonian -- 4.4 Green’s Functions of a Superconductor: The Nambu—Gor’kov Formalism -- 4.5 Andreev Reflection -- 4.6 Tunneling of Single | |
Electrons and Cooper Pairs -- 4.7 Problems to Chapter 4 -- A Landauer Formalism for Hybrid Normal-Superconducting -- Structures -- A.1 The Landauer—Lambert formula -- A.2 Giant Conductance Oscillations in Ballistic Andreev | |
Interferometers -- References | |
ISBN: | 9781461205951 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Quantum physics , Quantum computers , Spintronics , Physics , Quantum Physics , Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics |
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Title: | Insights of Genius Imagery and Creativity in Science and Art |
Author(s): |
Arthur I Miller |
Date: | 1996 |
Size: | 1 online resource (482 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4612-2388-7 |
Contents: | 1 Common Sense and Scientific Intuition -- At the Beginning -- The Mindset of Renaissance Scientists -- Galileo’s Imagination -- Conceptual Frameworks and Common Sense -- Galileo and Newton Become Common Sense -- The Waviness of Light |
Waves -- Life on a Moving Platform -- A Problem with Relative Motion -- /Another Way to Think About Relative Motion -- Time and Light -- Concluding Comments -- 2 The Intuition of Atoms -- But Is Light Really a Wave? -- The Visual | |
Imagery of Intuition -- Atoms and Solar Systems -- Atomic Intuition and Visualization -- Visualization Lost, Intuition Redefined -- Intuitivity: The Central Issue -- Another Redefinition of Intuition -- Visualization Regained, in Part | |
-- Extending Intuition: Bohr’s Correspondence Principle -- Concluding Comments -- 3 Scientific Methods -- The Verdict of Experiment or Not? -- Data, Data Everywhere… -- Unwanted Precision -- Picking and Choosing Data -- Sociology | |
Influences Science -- The Principle of Relativity -- Conservation of Energy -- Heat Is Energy -- Unification of the Sciences -- 4 Faith in an Ordered Universe -- Certainty and/or Knowledge? -- The Sign of the Time -- Carnot’s Imaginary | |
Engine -- The Birth of Uncertainty -- A Mal du Siècle Over the Fin de Siècle -- Causality in Quantum Physics -- The Image of Light -- Quantum Effects and the Corsican Brothers -- 5 Speaking Realistically About Science -- Let’s Have a | |
Reality Sandwich -- Atoms in Antiquity -- Doubts About Atomic Reality -- Positive Thinking -- A Mach Attack -- Planck Converts to Atomism -- Atomic Vindication -- On Mach’s Philosophical Heirs -- Boredom Relieved, Momentarily -- | |
Scientific Realism -- Scientific Antirealism -- The Social Side of Science -- Antirealism and Scientific Practice -- The Chic of Antirealism: Postmodernism/ -- The Two Cultures -- Some Very Modern Postmodernists -- Back to Reality -- 6 | |
The Reasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in Physics -- Mathematics and Physics -- Pythagoras’s Preestablished Harmony -- Newton, Einstein, and Minkowski’s Dream -- Kant, Geometry, and the Cognitive Status of Science -- The “Right” | |
Sort of Statement -- Non-Euclidean Geometries and Euclidean Prisons -- Poincaré, The Origins of Geometry, and the Boundaries of Thought -- Testing Geometry -- Twentieth-Century Atomism, The Platonic Turn -- Can Physics Generate | |
Mathematics? Minkowski in Reverse -- 7 Scientific Progress and Metaphors -- The Pervasiveness of Metaphors -- The Interaction View of Metaphor -- Metaphors and Models of Scientific Thought -- Metaphor and the Emergence of Scientific | |
Knowledge -- Meaning and Antirealism -- Language and Realism -- Relativism in Language and Science -- Metaphors, Language, and Realism -- At a Loss for Words -- Metaphors and Analogies in Particle Physics -- Do Scientists Actually Use | |
Metaphors? -- A Platonic Interlude -- Another Nobel Prize Metaphor -- Metaphors and Scientific Progress -- Why Did Physics Develop As It Did? -- How Science Advances -- 8 Visual Imagery in Scientific Thought -- Some Background to | |
Mental Imagery -- Visual Imagery and Computational Psychology: A Study in Architecture -- The Imagery Debate -- A Model of Mental Processing and Its Critics -- Vision -- Gestalt Psychology and Vision -- The Present Status of the | |
Imagery Debate -- The Misuse of Language in Visual Imagery -- Thought Experiments -- Visual Imagery, Cognitive Science, and the History of Scientific Thought -- he History of Science and the Imagery Debate -- 9 Scientific Creativity -- | |
Creativity and Digital Thought -- Creativity and Analog Thought -- A Model for Network Thinking -- Why Poincaré and Einstein? -- Poincar0 and Edouard Toulouse -- Portrait of the Mathematician -- The Scientific Creativity of Henri | |
Poincaré -- Poincaré and Creativity Research Circa 1900/Intuition and Logic -- Poincaré on Intuition, Aesthetics, and Mental Imagery -- Poincare Introspects -- Four-Dimensional Aesthetics -- Poincare and Relativity -- Einstein and Max | |
Wertheimer -- A Portrait of the Physicist as a Young Man -- Einstein in Love -- The Creativity of Albert Einstein -- Einstein Introspects on Intuition and Aesthetics -- Aesthetics -- Poincaré’s and Einstein’s Creative Thinking -- 10 | |
Art, Science, and the History of Ideas -- Aesthetics in Art and Science -- One Person’s Aesthetics and Intuition May Not Be Another’s -- Science as Aesthetics -- Cubism and Quantum Mechanics -- Physicists Re-Represent -- Feynman | |
Diagrams, Representation, and Gestalt Psychology -- The Deeper Structure of Data -- Art in the Twentieth Century -- Picasso, Geometry, and Cubism: Relations Between Developments in Cubism and Science -- Picasso, Braque, and Space -- | |
Cubism and Relativity -- Figurative to Nonfigurative, Objects Disappear -- Art Theory and Science Theory -- Creativity in Art and Science -- Searching for Reality -- Conclusion: The New Sciences | |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Physics , Mathematics , Mathematics, general , Physics, general |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1994-9783034891127:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | First European Congress of Mathematics Paris, July 6–10, 1992 Vol. II: Invited Lectures (Part 2) |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1994 |
Size: | 1 online resource (513p p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-0348-9112-7 |
Contents: | Table of Contents of Volume II Invited Lectures (Part 2) -- Parallel Lectures (continued) -- Martingales, Arbitrage, and Portfolio Choice -- Mathematical Aspects of the Quantum Hall Effect -- Analytic and Geometric Aspects of |
Variational Problems for Vector Valued Mappings -- Harmonic Measures for Leafwise Elliptic Operators Along Foliations -- Feynman Diagrams and Low-Dimensional Topology -- KAM-Theory for Partial Differential Equations -- Paradoxical | |
Decompositions: A Survey of Recent Results -- A Path-Valued Markov Process and its Connections with Partial Differential Equations -- The Cyclotomic Trace in Algebraic K-Theory -- Algebraic K-Theory and Galois Cohomology -- Values of | |
L-Functions and p-adic Cohomology -- Mantles, Trains and Representations of Infinite Dimensional Groups -- The Evolutionary Dynamics of HIV Infections -- On the Enumeration of Algebraic Curves — from Circles to Instantons -- | |
Mathematical Aspects of Domain Decomposition Methods -- Paths in Graphs and Curves on Surfaces -- Function Estimation and Functional Data Analysis -- Algebra and Complexity -- Generalizations of Fuchsian and Kleinian Groups -- | |
Properties of Embedded Lagrange Manifolds -- Alternative Entropies in Operator Algebras -- Algebraic K-Theory and Functional Analysis -- Values of Zeta Functions and Their Applications -- Index of Authors of Volumes I and II | |
ISBN: | 9783034891127 |
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Series: | Progress in Mathematics : 120 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Mathematics , Mathematics, general |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1994-9781461524601:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | On Three Levels Micro-, Meso-, and Macro-Approaches in Physics |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1994 |
Size: | 1 online resource (485 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4615-2460-1 |
Contents: | Quantum kinetic equations -- Microscopic derivation of hydrodynamics with phase transition in a plasma model -- Ferromagnetism in itinerant electron systems: rigorous examples from flat-band Hubbard models -- Homogeneity in the ground |
state of the two-dimensional Falicov-Kimball model -- Diffusive limit of the asymmetric simple exclusion: The Navier-Stokes correction -- Weak coupling limit: Feynman diagrams -- Limit laws for recurrence times in expanding maps of an | |
interval -- Stochastic geometric aspects of some quantum spin chains -- The two species totally asymmetric simple exclusion process -- How to reconstruct a heat bath -- Interacting particle systems on non-commutative spaces -- | |
Non-self-averaging effects in sums of random variables, spin glasses, random maps and random walks -- Quantum adiabatic evolution -- Semi-classical inelastic S-matrix for one-dimensional N-states systems -- Gibbsian versus non-Gibbsian | |
measures: some results and some questions in renormalization group theory and stochastic dynamics -- Stabilities and instabilities in classical lattice gas models without periodic ground states -- One-dimensional anomaly of the Fermi | |
surface -- Quantum fluctuation limit: Examples from solid state physics -- Large deviations and the thermodynamic formalism: A new proof of the equivalence of ensembles -- Finitely correlated pure states -- Stationary states of | |
Hamiltonian systems with noise -- Stochastic regularization of coherent-state path integrals and quantum Hall effect -- An ADE- O classification of minimal incompressible quantum Hall fluids -- Simple random walks: New developments -- | |
Symmmetry breaking and long range order in Heisenberg antiferromagnets -- Integrable s = 1/2 quantum spin chains with short-range exchange -- Who is afraid of Griffiths’ singularities? -- Micro spectral properties of crystals and their | |
band structure -- Stochastically forced Burgers equation -- Glauber evolution for Kac potentials. Analysis of critical fluctuations: convergence to a nonlinear stochastic PDE -- Local structure of interfaces in a Kawasaki + Glauber | |
particle model -- Quantum chaos, fractal spectra and atomic stabilization -- Statistical properties of random banded matrices: Analytical results -- On the Wulff construction as a problem of equivalence of statistical ensembles -- | |
Scaling profiles of a spreading drop from Langevin or Monte-Carlo dynamics -- Rigorous calculation of collective excitations in a mean field model -- The fluid-dynamical limit for the BBGKY hierarchy of a discrete velocity model -- | |
Isospectral deformation of discrete random Laplacians -- Scattering and the role of operators in Bohmian mechanics -- Towards the Euclidean formulation of quantum statistical mechanics -- Large deviations in the spherical model -- | |
Entropy density and the split property -- Perturbations of quantum canonical relations and Q-independence -- The spectrum of the spin-boson model -- Some results on the projected two-dimensional Ising model -- The second virial | |
coefficient for quantum-mechanical sticky spheres -- Bethe-Ansatz solution of a modified SU(3)-XXZ model -- The quantum mean field state as a limit of canonical states: Maxwell-Boltzmann statistics -- Multifractal properties of | |
discrete stochastic mappings -- Gibbs states of the Chern-Simons charged particle system in the mean-field type limit -- Rigorous Bethe Ansatz for the nonlinear Schrodinger model -- Flat nonregular states on Weyl algebras -- Second | |
virial coefficient for one-dimensional systems -- Self-adjointness and the existence of deterministic trajectories in quantum theory -- An application of the Maes-Shlosman constructive criteria -- Brownian trapping with grouped traps | |
-- Local thermodynamic equilibrium and continuous media: A programme -- Stochastic model of a quantum diffusion-reaction process -- Crystalisation of itinerant electrons -- Molecular chain: dynamical variables, quantization and | |
statistical mechanics -- Quasiparticle’s spin and fractional statistics in the fractional quantum Hall effect -- Participants | |
ISBN: | 9781461524601 |
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Series: | NATO ASI Series, Series B: Physics: 324 |
Keywords: | Physics , Condensed matter , Solid state physics , Crystallography , Spectroscopy , Microscopy , Statistics , Physics , Solid State Physics , Spectroscopy and Microscopy , Condensed Matter Physics , Crystallography , Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics , Statistics, general |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1991-9783642612527:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Advanced Quantum Theory and Its Applications Through Feynman Diagrams |
Author(s): |
Michael D Scadron |
Date: | 1991 |
Edition: | Second Edition |
Size: | 1 online resource (410 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-61252-7 |
Contents: | I Transformation Theory -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Transformations in Space -- 3 Transformations in Space—Time -- 4 Boson Wave Equations -- 5 Spin-$$\frac{1}{2}$$ Dirac Equation -- 6 Discrete Symmetries -- II Scattering Theory -- 7 Formal |
Theory of Scattering -- 8 Simple Scattering Dynamics -- 9 Nonrelativistic Perturbation Theory -- Ill Covariant Feynman Diagrams -- 10 Covariant Feynman Rules -- 11 Lowest-Order Electromagnetic Interactions -- 12 Low-Energy Strong | |
Interactions -- 13 Lowest-Order Weak Interactions -- 14 Lowest-Order Gravitational Interactions -- 15 Higher-Order Covariant Feynman Diagrams -- 16 Quark Model at Low Energies -- Problems -- Appendices -- I Units and Conventions -- 1. | |
Units -- 2. Metric and ?-Matrices -- 3. Normalizations -- 4. Decay Rates and Cross Sections -- 5. Covariant Integrals and Feynman Parametrization -- II Rotation-Group Formulae -- III Elementary-Particle Zoo -- Books -- Research | |
Articles | |
ISBN: | 9783642612527 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Quantum physics , Elementary particles (Physics) , Quantum field theory , Quantum computers , Spintronics , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Physics , Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory , Quantum Physics , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics |
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Title: | Renormalized Quantum Field Theory |
Author(s): |
O. I Zavialov |
Date: | 1990 |
Size: | 1 online resource (524 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-009-2585-4 |
Contents: | I. Elements of Quantum Field Theory -- 1. Quantum Free Fields -- 2. The Chronological Products of Local Monomials of the Free Field -- 3. Interacting Fields -- II. Parametric Representations for Feynman Diagrams. R-Operation -- 1. |
Regularized Feynman Diagrams -- 2. Bogoliubov-Parasiuk R-Operation -- 3. Parametric Representations for Renormalized Diagrams -- III. Bogoliubov-Parasiuk Theorem. Other Renormalization Schemes -- 1. Existence of Renormalized Feynman | |
Amplitudes -- 2. Infrared Divergencies and Renormalization in Massless Theories -- 3. The Proof of Theorems 1 and 2 -- 4. Analytic Renormalization and Dimensional Renormalization -- 5. Renormalization ‘without Subtraction’. | |
Renormalization ‘over Asymptotes’ -- IV. Composite Fields. Singularities of the Product of Currents at Short Distances and on the Light Cone -- 1. Renormalized Composite Fields -- 2. Products of Fields at Short Distances -- 3. Products | |
of Currents at Short Distances -- 4. Products of Currents near the Light Cone -- 5. Equations for Composite Fields -- 6. Equations for Regularized Green Functions -- V. Renormalization of Yang-Mills Theories -- 1. Classical Theory and | |
Quantization -- 2. Gauge Invariance and Invariant Renormalizability -- 3. Invariant Regularization and invariant Renormalization Schemes -- 4. Anomalies -- Appendix. On Methods of Studying Deep-Inelastic Scattering -- A.1. | |
Deep-Inelastic Scattering -- A.2. The Traditional Approach to Deep-Inelastic Scattering -- A.3. The Non-Local Light-Cone Expansion as the Basic Tool to Study Deep-Inelastic Scattering -- A Guide to Literature -- References | |
ISBN: | 9789400925854 |
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Series: | Mathematics and Its Applications (Soviet Series): 21 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Functional analysis , Quantum physics , Atoms , Physics , Mathematics , Functional Analysis , Quantum Physics , Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Plasma Physics |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1990-9781461314691:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Many-Particle Physics |
Author(s): |
Gerald D Mahan |
Date: | 1990 |
Edition: | Second Edition |
Size: | 1 online resource (1032 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4613-1469-1 |
Contents: | 1. Introductory Material -- 1.1. Harmonic Oscillators and Phonons -- 1.2. Second Quantization for Particles -- 1.3. Electron — Phonon Interactions -- 1.4. Spin Hamiltonians -- 1.5. Photons -- 1.6. Pair Distribution Function -- |
Problems -- 2. Green’s Functions at Zero Temperature -- 2.1. Interaction Representation -- 2.2. S Matrix -- 2.3. Green’s Functions -- 2.4. Wick’s Theorem -- 2.5. Feynman Diagrams -- 2.6. Vacuum Polarization Graphs -- 2.7. Dyson’s | |
Equation -- 2.8. Rules for Constructing Diagrams -- 2.9. Time-Loop S Matrix -- 2.10. Photon Green’s Functions -- Problems -- 3. Green’s Functions at Finite Temperatures -- 3.1. Introduction -- 3.2. Matsubara Green’s Functions -- 3.3. | |
Retarded and Advanced Green’s Functions -- 3.4. Dyson’s Equation -- 3.5. Frequency Summations -- 3.6. Linked Cluster Expansions -- 3.7. Real Time Green’s Functions -- Wigner Distribution Function -- 3.8. Kubo Formula for Electrical | |
Conductivity -- 3.9. Other Kubo Formulas -- A. Pauli Paramagnetic Susceptibility -- B. Thermal Currents and Onsager Relations -- C. Correlation Functions -- Problems -- 4. Exactly Solvable Models -- 4.1. Potential Scattering -- 4.2. | |
Localized State in the Continuum -- 4.3. Independent Boson Models -- 4.4. Tomonaga Model -- 4.5. Polaritons -- Problems -- 5. Electron Gas -- 5.1. Exchange and Correlation -- 5.2. Wigner Lattice and Metallic Hydrogen -- Metallic | |
Hydrogen -- 5.3. Cohesive Energy of Metals -- 5.4. Linear Screening -- 5.5. Model Dielectric Functions -- 5.6. Properties of the Electron Gas -- 5.7. Sum Rules -- 5.8. One-Electron Properties -- Problems -- 6. Electron-Phonon | |
Interaction -- 6.1 Fröhlich Hamiltonian -- 6.2 Small Polaron Theory -- 6.3 Heavily Doped Semiconductors -- 6.4 Metals -- Problems -- 7. dc Conductivities -- 7.1. Electron Scattering by Impurities -- 7.2. Mobility of Fröhlich Polarons | |
-- 7.3. Electron-Phonon Interactions in Metals -- 7.4. Quantum Boltzmann Equation -- Problems -- 8. Optical Properties of Solids -- 8.1. Nearly Free-Electron System -- 8.2. Wannier Excitons -- 8.3. X-Ray Spectra in Metals -- Problems | |
-- 9. Superconductivity -- 9.1. Cooper Instability -- 9.2. BCS Theory -- 9.3. Electron Tunneling -- 9.4. Infrared Absorption -- 9.5. Acoustic Attenuation -- 9.6. Excitons in Superconductors -- 9.7. Strong Coupling Theory -- Problems -- | |
10. Liquid Helium -- 10.1. Pairing Theory -- 10.2. 4He: Ground State Properties -- 10.3. 4He: Excitation Spectrum -- 10.4. 3He: Normal Liquid -- 10.5. Superfluid 3He -- Problems -- 11. Spin Fluctuations -- 11.1. Kondo Model -- 11.2. | |
Anderson Model -- Problems -- References -- Author Index | |
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Keywords: | Physics , Nuclear physics , Heavy ions , Hadrons , Atoms , Condensed matter , Solid state physics , Crystallography , Spectroscopy , Microscopy , Physics , Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Plasma Physics , Nuclear Physics, Heavy Ions, Hadrons , Solid State Physics , Spectroscopy and Microscopy , Condensed Matter Physics , Crystallography |
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Title: | Group Theoretical Methods in Physics Proceedings of the XIth International Colloquium Held at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey August 23–28, 1982 |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1983 |
Size: | 1 online resource (572 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/3-540-12291-5 |
Contents: | Non-compact groups and irreducible representations -- Duality theorems in conformal geometry -- Covariant differential operators -- Generalized young tableaux and weight multiplicity for classical Lie groups -- G(2) ? SU(2) x SU(2) |
shift operators and scalars -- Generalised young tableaux for Lie algebras and superalgebras -- The DeSitter symmetry of the Dirac equation -- Casimir operators for inhomogeneous classical groups -- Construction and unitary | |
representations of the non - compact groups of supergravity -- A new look at group orthogonality relations -- Lie supergroups and graded Lie groups -- The invariants of the nondegenerate representations of the group of the pseudo — | |
orthogonal matrices SO(P,1) -- Topological and algebraic structure of linear problems associated with completely integrable systems -- Infinite dimensional symmetry algebras in integrable systems -- Scattering and transfer in some | |
group theoretical potentials -- Reduction of supersymmetric ?-models on graded manifolds -- Two dimensional ?-models and harmonic maps from S2 to S2n -- Completely integrable Hamiltonian systems and the separation of variables -- | |
Conformally invariant pure spinor models -- “Exact solvability in chiral and gauge theories” -- An inverse scattering transform technique for stationary Axi-symmetric Einsteins-Maxwell fields -- The symmetric space property and the | |
embedding problem for stationary Axi-symmetric Einstein-Maxwell fields -- Self-dual Yang-Mills as a totally integrable system -- Constrained Hamiltonian systems -- Backlund problem,differential algebra and group theory -- Are atomic | |
Hartree-Fock equations linearizable? -- Oscillator-like unitary representations of non-compact groups and supergroups and extended supergravity theories -- Gravity, supergravities and integrable systems -- Free graded differential | |
superalgebras -- Relativistic wave equations from supergroup quantization -- Generalized Kerr-Schild transformation -- Adding a ?-term to pp-wave solutions of the Einstein field equations -- Aspects of a spin(1,4) gauge theory with | |
Kaluza-Klein symmetry -- Composite gravity and composite supergravity -- Labelling of irreducible representations of super Lie algebras -- Tensorial properties of incommensurate crystals -- Bifurcations and symmetry changes in crystals | |
-- The structure of space — Groups'unitary representations -- Band structure of almost periodic potentials -- Space group representations for crystal structure types -- Selection rules for polymers -- Automorphism symmetries of space | |
group selection rules -- Invariant formulation for the zeros of covariant vector fields -- Associated corepresentations and symmetry of Clebsch-Gordan coefficients -- Generalized and symmetrized Clebsch Gordan coefficients for | |
antiunitary groups -- Generalized coupling coefficients for space groups -- Active representations of space groups based on the cubic lattice -- Reduced large N models -- Derivation of infinite-component wave equations from field | |
theory -- Maximal symmetries on potentials and gauge invariance -- Ghosts, Anomalies and the geometry of gauge fields -- Colour algebras and generalized statistics -- The branching rule of Weyl and the quantum number b(?1, ?2, ?3) -- | |
On a new regularization method for Feynman diagrams -- Explicit realization of E8 -- Dynamical symmetry breaking in SU(2) × U(1) in weak coupling limit -- Dynamical unification of fermions and gauge bosons for internal symmetry and | |
gravity -- Q =I3 + 12Y. WHY? -- Examples of group contraction -- Symmetry breaking in the spectrum generating group and its experimental tests -- Construction of the dynamical symmetry group of the relativistic harmonic oscillator by | |
the Infeld-Hull factorization method -- Dynamical semigroups for resonances in rigged Hilbert spaces -- Extrema of Landau and Higgs polynomials and zeros of renormalization-group equations -- Group contraction and macroscopic quantum | |
systems -- The Interacting Boson Model and its connection with group theory -- Boson mappings in nuclear physics. A brief and prejudiced survey -- Does accidental degeneracy imply a symmetry group? -- “A hidden symmetry incollective | |
excitations of many-body systems” -- The U(6) symmetry in the microscopic collective model -- SO(2n+1) in an [SU(2)]n basis: Symmetric representations -- A formalism for the microscopic interacting boson model with non-degenerate | |
orbits -- SU(3) in an 0(3) basis: Eigenvalue spectrum of the Q l 0 AND O l 0 operators -- SU(4) in an SO(4) basis : Shift operator technique -- The algebraic geometry of multimonopoles -- Dimensional reduction, spinor fielks and | |
characteristic classes -- Graded bundles in the Ogievetsky-Sokatchev supergravity -- Analysis and comparison of different ways of identification of spin functions variables -- A generalized imprimitivity theorem for a class of POV — | |
measures -- Inversions in twistor space -- Physical group theory and Euclidean space -- Some aspects of random walks on groups -- Ising model on finitely presented groups -- Self-triality in statistical mechanics and field theory -- | |
Symmetries of finite hard rod systems -- Influences of lattice dimension d and character of spin-interactions on the thermodynamics of Ising models -- Gauge invariance in the strong coupling BCS-model -- On the algebraic properties of | |
the Luttinger model -- Dynamical groups and coexistence phenomena | |
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Keywords: | Physics , Physics , Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics |
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Title: | Mathematical Problems in Theoretical Physics Proceedings of the VIth International Conference on Mathematical Physics Berlin (West), August 11–20,1981 |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1982 |
Size: | 1 online resource (432 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/3-540-11192-1 |
Contents: | On some problems associated with the foundation of statistical mechanics -- Regrüssungsansprache zur 6th international conference on mathematical physics Berlin 1981 -- Periodicity and the onset of chaos -- Lorentz gas and random |
walks -- The Kosterlitz-Thouless transition -- Mechanical models of Brownian motion -- Goldstone theorem in statistical mechanics -- Some inequalities related to roughening -- Self-diffusion as an example for the hydrodynamic limit -- | |
Geometric analysis of ?4 fields and Ising models -- Some topics in quantum field theory -- What is the state space of quantum electrodynamics? -- Results and problems near the interface between statistical mechanics and quantum field | |
theory -- A renormalization group based convergent expansion for a class of massless lattice models -- Phase diagrams for iow temperature p(?)2 quantum field models -- Covariant representations of massless fermi fields -- Singularities | |
in fluid dynamics -- The boost problem -- Singularities, cauchy horizons and extensions of a large class of Einstein-Maxwell spacetimes -- Asymptotic structure in general relativity -- Yang-mills theory in a multiply connected three | |
space -- Recent developments in supergravity -- Bragg scattering from point interactions: An explicit formula for the reflection coefficient -- Stability of molecular eigenstates -- Description of the semiclassical limit of quantum | |
mechanics in terms of diffusion processes -- Algebraic approach to some propagation properties of the Schrodinger equation -- Scattering theory for time-dependent Hamiltonians -- How do eigenfunctions decay? The case of N-body quantum | |
systems -- Geometric methods in quantum many-body problem -- Almost periodic Schröder operators: A review -- Scattering theory for obstacles with infinite boundaries -- Experimental tests of Bell's inequalities -- Mathematical | |
structure of orthodox quantum theory and its relation to operationally definable physical principles -- Connections of different approaches to the foundation of quantum mechanics based on a description of preparing and recording of | |
microsystems -- What is wrong in Orthodox Quantum Theory -- Parallel session on the foundations of quantum mechanics -- Parallel session on the foundations of quantum mechanics -- Integrable systems in multidimensional spaces -- | |
Ordinary differential equations and the symmetric eigenvalue problem -- Theory of ? functions in integrable systems -- The Kirchhoff type equations and multivalued functionals -- Singularities of solutions of semilinear wave equations | |
-- New results for classical gauge theories: Qualitative and exact -- Lattice gauge theory -- Some applications of functional integration -- Stochastic jump processes in the phase space representation of quantum mechanics -- | |
Applications of jump processes to quantum mechanics and relativistic bose field theory -- Quantum stochastic processes -- Generalized brownian functionals -- A cameron-martin formula for feynman integrals (The origin of the Maslov | |
indices) -- Intstanton gas parameters in the double well model -- Scattering theory and automorphic functions -- Extensions of unitary irreducible representations of poincare group. Application to quantum field theory -- Nonlinear | |
group representations and applications to nonlinear equations -- Supersymmetry, supergravity and geometry -- Deformation theory applied to quantization and group representations -- Conformal invariance IN (gauge) quantum field theory | |
-- On the representations of the group diffeomorphisms and the local current algebra -- Presentation of the contributions in group theory at this conference -- Generalized gauge theories and the constituents of massless particles -- | |
Symmetry in condensed matther physics -- Singular unitary representations and indefinite harmonic theory -- Schrödinger operators with almost periodic potemntial: An overview -- A note on non-linear aspects of QFT -- Locality and the | |
structure of particle states in gauge field theories -- Modular automorphisms of local algebras in quantum field theory -- The Search for Quantum Differential Geometry -- On the spectrum of schrödinger operators with a random potential | |
-- Localization : Physical picture and exact results -- Diffusion in one-dimensional lattice systems with random transfer rates -- Edward's model for long polymer chains -- On the status of QCD -- Some advances and problems in | |
classical general relativity -- From general relativity to quantum gravity | |
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Keywords: | Physics , Physics , Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics , Mathematical Methods in Physics , Numerical and Computational Physics |
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Title: | Fundamental Interactions Cargèse 1981 |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1982 |
Size: | 1 online resource (696 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4613-3551-1 |
Contents: | Functional Methods in Quantum Field Theory -- I. Introduction -- II. Path Integrals -- III. Feynman Diagrams -- IV. Fermions -- V. Ghosts -- References -- to Electro-Weak Interactions -- I. Introduction -- II. Gauge Invariance -- III. |
Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking -- IV. The Standard Model -- V. Anomalies -- VI. Fermi Mass Matrix -- VII. CP -- VIII. Things to look for -- References -- The Weak Interactions in the Confining Phase -- References -- Heavy Quark Systems | |
-- Electron-Positron Interactions at High Energies -- I. Introduction -- II. PETRA and PEP -- III. The structure of Leptons -- IV. Weak Neutral Current Contributions to Lepton Pair Production -- V. Search for new Particles -- VI. Jet | |
Formation in e+e? annihilation -- VII. Quark and Gluon Fragmentation -- References -- e+e? Collisions at CESR -- I. CESR, CLEO and CUSB -- II. Upsilon bound state spectroscopy and tests of QCD -- III. B Meson Decays and Tests of the | |
standard weak interaction -- References -- e+e? Physics at Very Large Energies -- O. Abstract -- I. Introduction -- II. Interference between electromagnetic and neutral weak currents -- III. Z° Decays -- IV. W+W? Production -- V. Higgs | |
Bosons -- VI. Conclusions -- References -- Theoretical Aspects in Perturbative QCD -- I. Introduction -- II. The LLA and beyond -- III. The Photon Structure Functions -- IV. Prescription and Scale dependence for the running coupling -- | |
V. Spacelike and Timelike Structure Functions beyond LLA -- VI. An Asymptotic Formula for Multiplicities -- VII. The Sudakov Form Factor of Partons -- VIII. Examples of Doubly Logarithmic Effects of Physical Interest -- References -- | |
Dynamical Mass Generation For Quarks and Leptons -- I. Introduction -- II. Technicolour and its Extension -- III. ETC Issues, Answers and Problems -- IV. Alternatives to ETC ? -- V. Composite Quarks and Leptons -- References -- Quark | |
Confinement and Lepton Liberation in an Anisotropic Space Time -- I. Introduction -- II. Is Hadron Dynamics 2-dimensional ? -- III. The Anisotropic Space-Time -- IV. The Anisotropic Yang-Mills Interactions -- V. Quantum Fluctuations | |
and the Role of Chirality -- VI. Gauge Invariance Restored -- VII. The Structure of Strong Interactions -- References -- Physics at Collider Energies -- I. Introduction -- II. Hunting the Weak Vector Bosons -- III. The Dominant Hadron | |
Processes -- IV. Jet Phenomena -- V. Conclusion -- References -- Proton Lifetime Experiments -- I. Theoretical Preamble -- II. The Experimental Problem -- III. Status of N Decay Studies -- IV. The Future -- V. Other Possibilities | |
Offered by these Set-Ups -- VI. n — $$\rm \bar{n}$$ Oscillations -- References -- Quantum Field Theory and Cosmology -- I. Introduction -- II. The Hot Big Bang Theory -- III. Entropy Generation -- IV. Quantum Gravity -- References -- | |
The Confinement Phenomenon in Quantum Field Theory -- O. Abstract -- I. Introduction -- II. Scalar Field Theory -- III. Bose Condensation -- IV. Goldstone Particles -- V. Higgs Mechanism -- VI. Vortex Tubes -- VII. Dirac’s Magnetic | |
Monopoles -- VIII. Unitary Gauge -- IX. Phantom Solitons -- X. Non-Abelian Gauge Theory -- XI. Unitary Gauge -- XII. A Topological Object -- XIII. The Macroscopic Variables -- XIV. The Dirac Condition in the EM Charge Spectrum -- XV. | |
Oblique Confinement -- XVI. Fermions out of Bosons and vice-versa -- XVII. Other Condensation Modes -- References -- Developments in Particle Physics -- I. The Fermion Family -- II. On Symmetry Breaking -- III. Neutrinos -- IV, | |
Majorons -- V. Axions -- VI. The Future | |
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Series: | NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series, Series B: Physics: 85 |
Keywords: | Physics , Physics , Physics, general |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1979-9783662110447:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Advanced Quantum Theory and Its Applications Through Feynman Diagrams |
Author(s): |
Michael D Scadron |
Date: | 1979 |
Size: | 1 online resource (386 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-662-11044-7 |
Contents: | I Transformation Theory -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Transformations in Space -- 3 Transformations in Space—Time -- 4 Boson Wave Equations -- 5 Spin-½ Dirac Equation -- 6 Discrete Symmetries -- II Scattering Theory -- 7 Formal Theory of |
Scattering -- 8 Simple Scattering Dynamics -- 9 Nonrelativistic Perturbation Theory -- III Covariant Feynman Diagrams -- 10 Covariant Feynman Rules -- 11 Lowest-Order Electromagnetic Interactions -- 12 Low-Energy Strong Interactions -- | |
13 Lowest-Order Weak Interactions -- 14 Lowest-Order Gravitational Interactions -- 15 Higher-Order Covariant Feynman Diagrams -- Problems -- Appendices -- I Units and Conventions -- 1. Units -- 3. Normalizations -- 4. Decay Rates and | |
Cross Sections -- 5. Covariant Integrals and Feynman Parametrization -- II Rotation-Group Formulae -- III Elementary-Particle Zoo -- Books -- Research Articles | |
ISBN: | 9783662110447 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Elementary particles (Physics) , Quantum field theory , Solid state physics , Physics , Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory , Solid State Physics , Applied and Technical Physics |
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Title: | Trying to understand the Universe: From the Big-Bang to the brain |
Author(s): |
Bruce Hoeneisen (Fermilab) |
Date: | 2005 |
Contents: | Smaller and Smaller, Larger and Larger, Journey to the Past, Journey to the Future, Alice in Quantumland, The Universal Lottery Game, The World of Newton, Gases, Stars, Galaxies, The Ultimate Speed Limit, Curved Space-Time, Blakc Holes, Feynman Diagrams, The Arrow of Time, Symmetries and Asymmetries, Molecules, Life, Why have Sex?, Built to Evolve, Programming the Brain, A Model of Memory, Learning and Recognition, A Toy Model of the Brain, Thoughts on Thoughts, The Take-Off of Human Kind, The Limits of Planet Earth, The Twenty First Century, Farewell, Proposal of a Constitution of Humankind |
ISBN: | 9978443282 |
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Title: | Scaling and Renormalization groups: Introductory lectures given at the Niels Bohr Institute and NORDITA, Copenhagen, 1975-1976 |
Author(s): |
Finn Ravndal |
Date: | 1976 |
Publisher: | Nordisk Institut for Teoretisk Atomfysik: Kobenhavn |
Size: | 284 pgs. |
Contents: | 1. Phase Transitions in Ferromagnets, Critical Exponents and Some Thermodynamic Inequalities, 2. Rudiments of Statistical Mechanics, Weiss Mean Field Theory and the Correlation Function, 3. Homogeneous Functions and Widom Scaling, 4. Kadanoff Block Spins and Derviation of Widom Scaling, 5. Wilson block Spins, The Renormalization Group and Fixed Points, 6. Ising Spins on 2-Dimensional, Triangular Lattice, 7. Landau Mean Field Theory, 8. Continuous Spins on a Lattice and the Gaussian Model, 9. Recursion Relations for the S Model and the xi-Expansion of Critical Exponents, 10. Field Theory Approach to Critical Phenomena, 11. Calculation of Critical Exponents from Feynman Diagrams and Scaling of Verte Functions, 12. 1/n-Expansion and Scale Invariance in the (S2)2 Model, 13. Renormalized Field Theory, 14. Renormalization Group Equations at the Critical Point, Fixed Points and Scale Invariance, 15. The Callan-Symanzik Equation, 16. Systems in External Fields and Generating Functions, 17. The Weinberg Renormalization Group, 18. Magnetized Systems and the Equation of State |
Keywords: | Renormalization group. |
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Call number: | QC794.6.F4V45::1994 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Diagrammatica: The Path to Feynman Rules |
Author(s): |
Martinus Veltman |
Date: | 1994 |
Publisher: | Cambridge University Press: Cambridge |
Size: | 284 pgs. |
Contents: | 1. Lorentz and Poincare Invariance, 2. Relativistic Quantum Mechanics of Free Particles, 3. Interacting Fields, 4. Particles with Spin, 5. Explorations, 6. Renormalization, 7. Massive and Massless Vector Fields, 8. Unitarity |
ISBN: | 0521456924 |
Series: | Cambridge Lecture Notes in Physics: v.4 |
Keywords: | Feynman diagrams. |
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Title: | Drawing theories apart: The dispersion of Feynman diagrams in postwar physics |
Author(s): |
David Kaiser |
Date: | 2005 |
Publisher: | Chicago : University of Chicago Press |
Size: | 469 p. |
Contents: | Pedagogy and the institutions of theory -- I: Dispersing the diagrams, 1948-54 -- An introduction in the Poconos -- Freeman Dyson and the postdoc cascade -- International dispersion -- II: Dispersion in form, use, and meaning -- III: Feynman diagrams in and out of field theory, 1955-70 -- Teaching the diagrams in an age of textbooks -- Doodling toward a new theory -- Democratic diagrams in Berkeley and Princeton -- Paper tools and the theorists' way of life |
ISBN: | 0226422666 |
Keywords: | Feynman diagrams. , Physics United States History 20th century. , Physics History 20th century. |
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Title: | High Energy hadron physics |
Author(s): |
Martin L. Perl 1927- (SLAC) |
Date: | 1974 |
Publisher: | Wiley: New York |
Size: | 562 p. |
Contents: | 1. Total Cross Section and Elastic Scattering, 2. The Optical Model in the Born and Eikonal Approximations, 3. The Partial Wave Analysis and the Spin-Orbit Formalism, 4. Selection Rules in Strong and Electromagnetic Interactions, 5. Two-Body Reactions at Low Energy and Strong Interaction Resonances, 6. The S-Matrix, Cross Sections, and Coordinate Tranformations, 7. The General Description of Enelastic Interactions-I, 8. The General Description of Enelastic Interactions-II, 9. Rotations, Boosts, and the Helicity Formalism, 10. Properties of Helicity Amplitudes, 11. The Density Matrix, Polarization, Scattering, and Decay Processes, 12. The Elementary One-Particle Exchange Model, 13. Modifications of the One-Particle Exchange Model, 14. The Quark Model and SU(3), 15. Analyticity and Crossing in the Interaction of Spinless Particles, 16. Crossing, Intrinsic Spin, and Isotopic Spin, 17. Regge Theory and the Interactions of Spinless Particles, 18. Two-Body Reactions at High Energy, 19. Photon-Hadron Interactions and Electromagnetic Form Factors, 20. Lepton-Nucleon Interactions, Hadronic Structure, and the Production of Hadrons, 21. Hadrons and Timelike Virtual Photons, 22. Large Momentum Transfer Collisions |
Appendices: A. Untis, Four-Vectors, and Kinematics, B. Bessel Functions, C. Legendre Functions, Angular Momentum Operators, Clebsch-Gordan Coefficients, and Rotation Matrices, D. Properties of Hadrons, E. Dirac Matrices and Spinors, F. Rules for Feynman Diagrams and Cross Sections | |
ISBN: | 0471680494 |
Keywords: | Hadrons. |
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Title: | Field Theory in particle physics |
Author(s): |
B.de. Wit J. Smith |
Date: | 1986 |
Publisher: | North-Holland: Amsterdam |
Size: | 490 pgs. |
Contents: | 1. Classical Field Theory, 2. Feynman Diagrams for Spinless Fields, 3. Cross Sections and Decay Rates, 4. Particles with Spin One, 5. Particles with Spin One-Half, 6. Cross Sections for Processes Involving Fermions, 7. Quantum Corrections, 8. Dimensional Regularization and Radiative Corrections, 9. Asymptotic Behavior |
Appendices: A. Lorentz-Covariant Notation, B. Conventions, C. Introduction to Group Theory, D. Dilogarithmic Functions and Phase-Space Integrals, E. Gamma Matrices, F. Feynman Integrals in n Dimensions, G. Standard Model of Electroweak and Strong Interactions | |
ISBN: | 04448699641 |
Keywords: | Field Theory (Physics) , Field Theory (Physics) , Quantum Field Theory |
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Title: | Gauge Theories in Particle Physics: A Practical Introduction Volume 1 - From Relativistic Quantum Mechanics to QED |
Author(s): |
Ian Johnston Rhind Aitchison 1935- Anthony J. G. Hey |
Date: | 2003 |
Publisher: | IOP: Philadelphia |
Size: | 406 pgs. |
Contents: | Part I: Introductory Survey, Electromagnetism as a Gauge Theory, and Relativistic Quantum Mechanics - 1. Quarks and Leptons, 2. Particle Interactions in the Standard Model, 3. Electromagnetism as a Gauge Theory, Relativistic Quantum Mechanics |
Part II: Introduciton to Quantum Field Theory - 5. Quantum Field Theory I: The Free Scalar Field, 6. Quantum Field Theory II: Interacting Scalar Fields, 7. Quantum Field Theory III: Complex Scalar Fields, Dirac and Maxwell Fields: Introduction of Electromagnetic Interactions | |
Part III: Tree-Level Applications in QED - 8. Elementary Processes in Scalar and Spinor Electrodynamics, 9. Deep Inelastic-Nucleon Scattering and the Quark Parton Model | |
Part IV: Loops and Renormalization - 10. Loops and Renormalization I: The ABC Theory, 11. Loops and Renormalization II: QED | |
Appendices: A. Non-Relativistic Quantum Mechanics, B. Natural Units, C. Maxwell's Equations: Choice of Units, D. Special Relativity: Invariance and Covariance, E. Dirac Delta-Function, F. Contour Integration, G. Green Functions, H. Elements of Non-Relativistic Scattering Theory, I. The Schrodinger and Heisenberg Pictures, J. Dirac Algebra and Trace Identities, K. Example of a Cross Section Calculation, L. feynman Rules for Tree Graphs in QED | |
ISBN: | 0750308648 |
Series: | Graduate Student Series in Physics |
Keywords: | Gauge Fields (Physics) , Particles (Nuclear Physics) , Weak Interactions (Nuclear Physics) , Quantum Electrodynamics , Feynman Diagrams |
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Title: | Gauge Theories in Particle Physics: A Practical Introduction |
Author(s): |
Ian Johnston Rhind Aitchison 1936- Anthony J.G. Hey |
Date: | 1989 |
Edition: | 2nd ed. |
Publisher: | Adam Hilger: Boston |
Size: | 571 pgs. |
Note: | 2nd ed. |
ISBN: | 0852743297 |
Series: | Graduate Student Series in Physics |
Keywords: | Gauge Fields (Physics) , Particles (Nuclear Physics) , Weak Interactions (Nuclear Physics) , Quantum Electrodynamics , Feynman Diagrams |
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Title: | Particle physics and introduction to field theory |
Author(s): |
T.D. Lee 1926- |
Date: | 1981 |
Publisher: | Harwood Academic Publishers: New York |
Size: | 865 pgs. |
Contents: | Part I: Introduciton to Field Theory - 1. Mechanics of a Finite System (Review), 2. The Spin-0 Field, 3. the Spin -1/2 Field, 4. the Spin - 1 Field, 5. Feynman Diagrams, 6. Quantum Electrodyanmcis, 7.Solitons |
Part II: Particle Physics - 8. Ordr-of-Magnitude Estimations | |
Part IIA: Particel Physics: Symmetry - 9. General Discussion, 10. U1 Symmetry and P, C Invariance, 11. Isotopic Spin and G Parity, 12. SU3 Symmetry, 13. Time Reversal, 14. CPT Invariance, 15. K - Anti K System, 16. Vacuum As The Source of Asymmetry | |
Part IIB: Particle Physics Interactions - 18. Quantum Chromodynamics and Gauge Theories, 19. Path Integration, 20 Quark Model of Hadrons, 21. Weak Interactions, 22. Weak and Electromagnetic Gauge Theory, 23. Quark-Parton Model and High-Energy Processes, 24. Chiral Symmetry, 25. Outlook, Appendix: Table of Particle Properties, Plots of Cross Sections and Structure Functions | |
ISBN: | 3718600323 |
Series: | Contemporary concepts in physics: v.1 |
Keywords: | Particles (Nuclear physics) |
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Title: | Fashion, faith, and fantasy in the new physics of the universe |
Author(s): |
Roger Penrose |
Date: | 2016 |
Publisher: | Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press |
Size: | 501 p |
Contents: | Fashion. Mathematical elegance as a driving force, Some fashionable physics of the past, Particle-physics background to string theory, The superposition principle in QFT, The power of Feynman diagrams, The original key ideas of string theory, Time i n Einstein's general relativity, Weyl's gauge theory of electromagnetism, Functional freedom in Kaluza-Klein and string models, Quantum obstructions to functional freedom?, Classical instability of higher-dimensional string theory, The fashionable status of string theory, M-theory, Supersymmetry, AdS/CFT, Brane-worlds and the landscape -- Faith. The quantum revelation, Max Planck's E = hv, The wave-particle paradox, Quantum and classical levels : C, U, and R, Wave function of a point-like particle, Wave f unction of a photon, Quantum linearity, Quantum measurement, The geometry of quantum spin, Quantum entanglement and EPR effects, Quantum functional freedom, Quantum reality, Objective quantum state reduction : a limit to the quantum faith? -- Fantasy. The Big Bang and FLRW cosmologies, Black holes and local irregularities, The second law of thermodynamics, The Big Bang paradox, Horizons, comoving volumes, and conformal diagrams, The phenomenal precision in the Big Bang, Cosmological entropy?, Vacuum energ y, Inflationary cosmology, The anthropic principle, Some more fantastical cosmologies -- A new physics for the universe? Twistor theory : an alternative to strings?, Whither quantum foundations?, Conformal crazy cosmology, A personal coda |
ISBN: | 9780691119793 |
Keywords: | Physics, Philosophy , Physics, Social aspects |
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Call number: | QC175.4.K53::1989 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Gauge fields in Condensed Matter Vol. I : Superflow and Vortex Lines |
Author(s): |
Hagen Kleinert |
Date: | 1989 |
Publisher: | World Scientific, Singapore |
Size: | 2 volume set |
Note: | 'Disorder Fields, Phase Transitions' |
Contents: | Part I : Fluctuating Fields and Random Chains - 1. Statistical Physics, 2. Perturbation Theory, 3. Gauge Invariant Field Theories, 4. Low Temperature Expansion Around Extrema, 5.Effective Energy, 6. Feynman Diagrams and Random Walks |
PART II : Gauge Fields in superfluid Helium - 1. Superfluidity, 2. Grand Canonical Ensembles of Interacting Vortex Lines, 3. Ginzburg-Landau Theory of Superconductivity, 4. Lattice Model of the Superfluid Phase Transition, 5. Mean Field Methods for Lattice Models, 6. Vortex Lines in the XY Model, 7. The Villain Approximation and the Villain Model, 8. Gauge Fields of Vortex Lines, 9. Correlation Functions, 10. Gas of Monopoles, 11. Two-Dimensional considerations, 12. Lattice Derivation of Disorder Field Theory, 13. Vortes Lines in the Ginzburg-Landau Theory and Their Disorder Field Theory | |
ISBN: | 9971502100 |
Keywords: | Superfluidity. , Phase Transormations (Statistical Physics) , Gauge Fields (Physics) , Crystals - Defects |
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Title: | Knots and Feynman diagrams |
Author(s): |
Dirk Kreimer 1960- |
Date: | 2000 |
Publisher: | Cambridge University Press, New York |
Size: | 259 pgs. |
Contents: | 1. Introduction 2. Perturbative quantum field theory 3. The Hopf algebra structure of renormalization 4. Rationality: no knots, no transcendentals 5. The simplest link diagrams 6. Necessary topics from knot theory 7. Knots to numbers 8. One-loop words 9. Euler-Zagier sums 10. Knots and transcendentals 11. The 4-term relation 12. Hopf algebras, non-commutative geometry, and what else? |
ISBN: | 0521587611 |
Series: | Cambridge lecture notes in physics : 13 |
Keywords: | Quantum Field Theory. , Knot Theory , Feynman Diagrams |
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Title: | A first book of quantum field theory |
Author(s): |
Amitabha Lahiri |
Date: | 2005 |
Edition: | 2nd ed. |
Publisher: | Harrow : Alpha Science International |
Size: | 380 p |
Contents: | 1. Preliminaries -- 2. Classical field theory -- 3. Quantization of scalar fields -- 4. Quantization of Dirac fields -- 5. The S-matrix expansion -- 6. From Wick expansion to Feynman diagrams -- 7. Cross sections and decay rates -- 8. Quantization o f the electromagnetic field -- 9. Quantum electrodynamics -- 10. P, T, C and their combinations -- 11. Electromagnetic form factors -- 12. Renormalization -- 13. Symmetries and symmetry breaking -- 14. Yang-Mills theory of non-Abelian gauge fields -- 15. Standard electroweak theory -- A. Useful formulas -- B. Answers to selected exercises. |
ISBN: | 9781842652497 |
Keywords: | Quantum field theory. |
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Call number: | QC174.45.Z44::2010 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Quantum field theory in a nutshell |
Author(s): |
A. Zee |
Date: | 2010 |
Edition: | 2nd ed. |
Publisher: | Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press |
Size: | 576 p. |
Contents: | Convention, notation, and units -- Motivation and foundation. Who needs it? -- Path integral formulation of quantum physics -- From mattress to field -- From field to particle to force -- Coulomb and Newton, repulsion and attraction -- Inverse square law and the floating 3-brane -- Feynman diagrams -- Quantizing canonically and disturbing the vacuum -- Symmetry -- Field theory in curved spacetime -- Field theory redux -- Dirac and the spinor. The Dirac equation -- Quantizing the Dirac field -- Lorentz group and Weyl spinors -- Spin-statistics connection -- Vacuum energy, Grassmann integrals, and Feynman diagrams for fermions -- Electron scattering and gauge invariance -- Diagrammatic proof of gauge invariance -- Renormalization and gauge invariance. Cutting off our ignorance -- Renormalizable versus nonrenormalizable -- Counterterms and physical perturbation theory |
Gauge invariance, a photon can find no rest -- Field theory without relativity -- The magnetic moment of the electron -- Polarizing the vacuum and renormalizing the charge -- Symmetry and symmetry breaking. Symmetry breaking -- The pion as a Nambu-Goldstone boson -- Effective potential -- Magnetic monopole -- Nonabelian gauge theory -- The Anderson-Higgs mechanism -- Chiral anomaly -- Field theory and collective phenomena. Superfluids -- Euclid, Boltzmann, Hawking, and field theory at finite temperature -- Landau-Ginzburg theory of critical phenomena -- Superconductivity -- Peierls instability -- Solitons -- Vortices, monopoles, and instantons -- Field theory and condensed matter. Fractional statistics, Chern-Simons term, and topological field theory | |
Quantum hall fluids -- Duality -- The [Sigma] models as effective field theories -- Ferromagnets and antiferromagnets -- Surface growth and field theory -- Disorder, replicas and Grassmannian symmetry -- Renormalization group flow as a natural concept in high energy and condensed matter physics -- Grand unification. Quantizing Yang-Mills theory and lattice gauge theory -- Electroweak unification -- Quantum chromodynamics -- Large N expansion -- Grand unification -- Protons are not forever -- SO (10) unification -- Gravity and beyond. Gravity as a field theory and the Kaluza-Klein picture -- The cosmological constant problem and the cosmic coincidence problem -- Effective field theory approach to understanding nature -- Supersymmetry : a very brief introduction -- A glimpse of string theory as a 2-dimensional field theory -- Closing words -- Gravitational Waves and Effective Field Theory -- Gluon Scattering in Pure Yang-Mills Theory -- Subterranean Connections in Guage Theories -- Is Einstein Gravity Secretely the Square of Yang-Mills Theory? -- More Closing words | |
ISBN: | 9780691140346 |
Series: | In a nutshell |
Keywords: | Quantum field theory |
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Title: | An introduction to relativistic quantum field theory Foreword by Hans A. Bethe. |
Author(s): |
Silvan S. Schweber |
Date: | 1961 |
Publisher: | Row, Peterson, Evanston, Ill |
Size: | 905 pgs. |
Contents: | PART I: The One-Particle Equations - 1. Quantum Mechanics and Symmetry Principles, 2. The Lorentz Group, 3. The Klein-Gordon Equation, 4. The Dirac Equation, 5. The Zero Mass Equations |
PART II: Second Quantization - 6. Second Quantization: Nonrelativistic Theory, 7. Relativistic Fock Space Methods, 8. Quantization of the Dirac Field, 9. Quantization of the Electromagnetic Field | |
PART III: The Theory of Interacting Fields - 10. Interaction Between Fields, 11. The Formal Theory of Scattering, 12. Simple Field Theoretic Models, 13. Reduciton of S Matrix, 14. Feynman Diagrams, 15. Quantum Electrodynamcis, 16. Quantitative Renormalization Theory | |
PART IV: Formal Developments - The Heisenberg Picture, 18. The Axiomatic Formualtion | |
Keywords: | Quantum field theory. |
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Call number: | QC174.45.P465::1995 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Introduction to Quantum Field Theory |
Author(s): |
Michael Edward Peskin 1951- Daniel V. Schroeder |
Date: | 1995 |
Publisher: | Addison-Wesley, Reading, Mass. |
Size: | 842 pgs. |
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 |
ISBN: | 0201503972 |
Series: | Advanced Book Program |
Keywords: | Quantum Field Theory. , Feynman Diagrams , Renormalization (Physics) , Gauge Fields (Physics) |
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Call number: | QC174.45.M32::1993 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Quantum field theory |
Author(s): |
Franz Mandl 1923- G.(Graham) KEYWORD = Quantum field theory. Shaw |
Date: | 1993 |
Edition: | Rev. ed. |
Publisher: | J. Wiley, Chichester |
Size: | 358 pgs. |
Contents: | 1. Photons and the Electromagnetic Field -- 2. Lagrangian Field Theory -- 3. The Klein-Gordon Field -- 4. The Dirac Field -- 5. Photons: Covariant Theory -- 6. The S-Matrix Expansion -- 7. Feynman Diagrams and Rules in QED -- 8. QED Processes in Lowest Order -- 9. Radiative Corrections -- 10. Regularization -- 11. Weak Interactions -- 12. A Gauge Theory of Weak Interactions -- 13. Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking -- 14. The Standard Electro-Weak Theory -- Appendix A The Dirac Equation -- Appendix B Feynman Rules and Formulae for Perturbation Theory |
ISBN: | 0471941867 |
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Call number: | QC174.45.M3::2005 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | A modern introduction to quantum field theory |
Author(s): |
Michele Maggiore |
Date: | 2005 |
Publisher: | Oxford University Press |
Size: | 291 pgs. |
Contents: | 1. Introduction 2. Lorentz and Poincare symmetries in quantum field theory 3. Classical field theory 4. Quantization of free fields 5. Perturbation theory and Feynman diagrams 6. Cross sections and decay rates 7. Quantum electrodynamics 8. The low-energy limit of the electroweak theory 9. Path integral quantization 10. Non-Abelian gauge theories 11. Spontaneous symmetry breaking |
ISBN: | 0198520743 |
Series: | Oxford master series in physics v 12 |
Keywords: | Quantum field theory |
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Call number: | QC174.45.L36::2014 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Quantum field theory for the gifted amateur |
Author(s): |
Tom Lancaster Stephen Blundell |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | Oxford: Oxford University Press |
Size: | 485 p. |
Contents: | Lagrangians -- Simple harmonic oscillators -- Occupation number representation -- Making second quantization work -- Continuous systems -- A first stab at relativistic quantum mechanics -- Examples of Lagrangians, or how to write down a theory -- The passage of time -- Quantum mechanical transformations -- Symmetry -- Canonical quantization of fields -- Examples of canonical quantization -- Fields with many components and massive electromagnetism -- Gauge fields and gauge theory -- Discrete transform ations -- Propagators and Green's functions -- Propagators and fields -- The S-matrix -- Expanding the S-matrix-Feynman diagrams -- Scattering theory -- Statistical physics-a crash course -- The generating functional for fields -- Path integrals : I said to him, You're crazy -- Field integrals -- Statistical field theory -- Broken symmetry -- Coherent states -- Grassmann numbers-coherent states and the path integral for fermions -- Topological objects -- Topological field theory -- Renormalization, quasip articles and the Fermi surface -- Renormalization : the problem and its solution -- Renormalization in actioN- propagators and Feynman diagrams -- The renormalization group -- Ferromagnetism- a renormalization group tutorial -- The Dirac equation -- How t o transform a spinor -- The quantum Dirac field -- A rough guide to quantum electrodynamics -- QED scattering-three famous cross-sections -- The renormalization of QED and two great results -- Superfluids -- The many-body problem and the metal -- Supercon ductors -- The fractional quantum Hall fluid -- Non-abelian gauge theory -- The Weinberg-Salam model -- Majorana fermions -- Magnetic monopoles -- Instantons, tunnelling and the end of the world. |
ISBN: | 9780199699339 |
Keywords: | Quantum field theory Amateurs' manuals. , Quantum field theory Problems, exercises, etc. |
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Call number: | QC174.45.L34::2001 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | A first book of quantum field theory |
Author(s): |
Amitabha Lahiri P.B.(Palash B.) Pal |
Date: | 2001 |
Publisher: | CRC Press, Boca Raton |
Size: | 371 pgs. |
Contents: | Preliminaries -- Classical field theory -- Quantization of scalar fields -- Quantization of Dirac fields -- The S-matrix expansion -- From Wick expansion to Feynman diagrams -- Cross sections and decay rates -- Quantization of the electromagnetic field -- Quantum electrodynamics -- P, T, C and their combinations -- Electromagnetic form factors -- Renormalization -- Symmetries and symmetry breaking -- Yang-Mills theory of non-Abelian gauge fields -- Standard electroweak theory -- Useful formulas |
ISBN: | 0849309778 |
Keywords: | Quantum field theory. |
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Title: | Modern functional quantum field theory: Summing Feynman graphs |
Author(s): |
Herbert Martin Fried |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific |
Size: | 266 p |
Contents: | Basic preliminaries -- Quantum field theory : why and how -- Functional preliminaries -- Functional field theory -- The generating functional and the S-matrix -- Schwinger/Fradkin representations -- Radiative corrections of the photon propagator -- Ra diative corrections to the electron propagator -- A QED symmetry-breaking model of vacuum energy -- Explicit, non-perturbative gauge invariance -- QCD transverse fluctuations -- Quark binding potential -- Nucleon scattering and binding -- Inflation as the precursor of dark energy -- Quantum tachyon dynamics. |
ISBN: | 9789814415873 |
Keywords: | Quantum field theory. , Feynman diagrams. |
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Call number: | QC174.45.B635::1982 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Quantum fields |
Author(s): |
Nikolai Nikolaevich Bogoliubov 1909- D.V.(Dmitrii Vasil'evich) Shirkov |
Date: | 1983 |
Publisher: | Benjamin/Cummings, Reading, Mass |
Size: | 388 pgs. |
Note: | Translated by D. B. Pontecorvo |
Contents: | Some Basic Concepts and Notation, 1. Free Classical Fields, 2. Quantizatyion of Free Fields, 3. Interacting Fields, 4. The Scattering Matrix, 5. The Feynman Rules and Diagrams, 6. Evaluation of Integrals and Divergences, 7. Removal of Divergences, 8. Descriptionof Real Interactions |
Appendixes: I. Isotopic Spin Formalism, II. Dirac Matrices and the Dirac Equation, III. Continuous Groups, IV. Transformations of Operators, V. List of Singular Functions, VI. Formulae for Integration Over Momentum space, VII. Kinematic Relations for the Vertices, VIII. Feynman Rules for Yang-Mills Fields, IX. The Renormalization Group | |
ISBN: | 0805309837 |
Keywords: | Quantum field theory. |
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Call number: | QC174.24.R4G76::1999 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Relativistic Quantum Mechanics and Field Theory |
Author(s): |
Franz Gross |
Date: | 1999 |
Publisher: | Wiley |
Size: | 629 pgs. |
Contents: | Part I: Quantum Theory of Radiation, 1. Quantization of the Nonrelativistic String, 2. Quantization of the Electromagnetic Field, 3. Interaction of Radiation with Matter |
Part II: Relativistic Equations, 4. The Klein-Gordon Equation, 5. The Dirac Equation, 6. Application of the Dirac Equation | |
Part III: Elements of Quantum Field Theory, 7. Second Quantization, 8. Symmetries I, 9. Interacting Field Theories, 10. Quantum Electrodynamics, 11. Loops and Introduction to Renormalization, 12. Bound States and Unitarity | |
Part IV: Symmetries and Gauge Theories, 13. Symmetries II, 14. Path Integrals, 15. Quantum CFhromodynamics and the Standard Model, 16. Renormalization, 17. The Renormalization Group and Asymptotic Freedom | |
Appendices: A. Relativistic Notation, B. Feynman Rules, C. Evaluation of Loop Diagrams, D.Quarks, Leptons, and All That | |
ISBN: | 0471353868 |
Series: | Wiley Science Paperback Series |
Keywords: | Relativistic quantum theory , Quantum field theory , Symmetry (Physics) , Gauge fields (Physics) |
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Call number: | QC174.17.S9I25::1995 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The force of symmetry |
Author(s): |
Vincent Icke |
Date: | 1995 |
Publisher: | New York : Cambridge University Press |
Size: | 338 p |
Contents: | A matter of force -- The law of inertia -- The speed of light -- Relativity and fields -- Feynman diagrams -- Matter and force -- Stalking the wild rainbow -- Colours and spectra -- Spectral lines -- Classical physics stumped -- Light -- Waves of light -- Huygens's principle -- Interference -- Standing waves -- Particles of light -- The equation of motion -- Momentum and energy -- Maybe I'm Heisenberg -- Neither particle nor wave -- Absolute size -- Through a glass, partly -- Waves and uncertainty -- The uncertainty relations -- De Broglie rules the waves -- Quanta -- Where is a quantum when? -- Catch a falling quantum -- An experiment with electrons -- Indeterminacy -- Interference -- Where does the electron go? -- Quantum b eanbags -- A muddy wheel -- The importance of having phase -- Feynman paths -- Superposition and quantum sorcery -- The embezzlement model |
Symmetries -- A forbidding prospect -- Groups and rotations -- Invariants and angular momentum -- Angular momentum and uncertainty -- Three-dimensional rotations -- Quantum relativity: nothing is relative -- Rotations in space-time -- The ligh t cone, our compass in space-time -- The Lorentz transformation -- Antimatter -- Taking the large view -- The dizzy world of spin -- Spin and relativity -- The quantum of spin -- Indistinguishable processes -- Polarization -- No mass, but as fast as they get -- Life, the Universe and everything -- Anatomy of an atom -- Collapse prevention -- Atomic symmetry -- Quantization produces chemistry | |
ISBN: | 0521404959 |
Keywords: | Symmetry (Physics) |
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Call number: | QC174.17.P7G7613::1991 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Many-particle theory |
Author(s): |
Eberhard K.U. Gross 1953-,(ed,) E. Runge (ed.) O. Heinonen (ed.) |
Date: | 1991 |
Publisher: | A. Hilger, Bristol |
Size: | 433 pgs. |
Contents: | Systems of identical particles -- Second quantization for fermions -- Second quantization for bosons -- Unitary transformations and field operators -- Example: the Hamiltonian of translationally invariant systems in second quantization -- Density operators -- The Hartree-Fock approximation and the symmetry dilemma -- Hartree-Fock for translationally invariant systems -- The homogeneous electron gas in the Hartree-Fock approximation -- Long-range correlations in the electron-gas: plasmons -- Phonons -- Superconductivity -- Pictures -- The single-particle Green's function -- The polarization propagator, the two particle Green's function and the hierarchy of equations of motion -- Time-independent perturbation theory -- Time-dependent pertutrbation theory with adiabatic turning-on of the interaction -- Particle and hole operators and Wick's theorem -- Feynman diagrams -- Diagrammatic calculation of the vacuum amplitude -- An example: the Gell-Mann-Brueckner correlation energy of a dense electron gas -- Diagrammatic analysis of the Green's function -- Self-consistent pertubation theory, an advanced perspective on Hartree-Fock theory -- The quasi-particle concept -- Diagrammatic calculation of the two-particle Green's function and the polarization propagator -- Effective interaction and the dressed vertices, an advance perspective on plasmons |
ISBN: | 0750300728 |
Keywords: | Many-body problem. |
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Call number: | QC174.12.S3::1991 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Advanced quantum theory and its applications through Feynman diagrams |
Author(s): |
Michael D. Scadron |
Date: | 1991 |
Edition: | 2nd ed. |
Publisher: | Springer-Verlag, Berlin |
Size: | 410 pgs. |
Contents: | 1. Introduction, 2. Tranformations in space, 3. Transformations in Space-Time, 4. Boson Wave Equations, 5. Spin - 1/2 Dirac Equation, 6. Discrete Symmetries |
Part II : Scattering Theory, 7. Formal Theory of Scatterring, 8. Simple scattering Dynamics, 9. Nonrelativisitic Perturbation Theory | |
Part III: Covariant Feynman Diagrams, 10. covariant Feynman Rules, 11. Lowest-Orderr Electromagnetic Interactions, 12. Low-Energy Strong Interactions, 13. Lowest-Order Weak Interactions, 14.Lowest-Order Gravitational Interactions, 15. Higher-Order Covariant Feynman Diagrams, 16. Quark Model at Low Energies, Appendix I: Units and Conventions, Appendix II: Rotation-Group Formulae, Appendix III: Elementary-Particle Zoo | |
ISBN: | 3540536817 |
Series: | Texts and monographs in physics v. 41 |
Keywords: | Quantum theory. |
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Call number: | QC174.12.L664::1973 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Quantum Mechanics: New Approaches to Selected Topics |
Author(s): |
Harry J. Lipkin |
Date: | 1973 |
Publisher: | North-Holland Pub. Co, Amsterdam |
Size: | 465 pgs. |
Contents: | 1. Polarized Photons for Pedestrians, 2.Momentum Transfer to Bound Systems and the Mossbauer Effect, 3. Man-Particle Quantum Mechanics for Pedestrians, 4. Kaon Decay for Pedestrians, 5. Scattering Theory for Pedestrians, 6. The Many-Body Problem for Pedestrians, 7. Feynman Diagrams for Pedestrians, 8. Symmetries, Invariance and Relativistic Quantum Mechanics for Pedestrians |
ISBN: | 044410450X |
Keywords: | Quantum theory. |
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