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Introduction to Gauge Field Theory Revised Edition : Graduate Student Series in Physics - David Bailin

Introduction to Gauge Field Theory Revised Edition

Graduate Student Series in Physics

Paperback Published: 5th September 2000
ISBN: 9780750302814
Number Of Pages: 380

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Introduction to Gauge Field Theory provides comprehensive coverage of modern relativistic quantum field theory, emphasizing the details of actual calculations rather than the phenomenology of the applications.
Forming a foundation in the subject, the book assumes knowledge of relativistic quantum mechanics, but not of quantum field theory. The book is ideal for graduate students, advanced undergraduates, and researchers in the field of particle physics.

Preface to first edition
Preface to revised edition
Path integralsp. 1
Path integrals in non-relativistic quantum mechanicsp. 5
Classical field theoryp. 15
Quantum field theory of a scalar fieldp. 39
Scattering amplitudesp. 51
Feynman rules for [actual symbol not reproducible] theoryp. 60
Renormalisation of [actual symbol not reproducible] theoryp. 74
Quantum field theory with fermionsp. 96
Gauge field theoriesp. 110
Feynman rules for quantum chromodynamics and quantum electrodynamicsp. 116
Renormalisation of QCD and QED at one-loop orderp. 131
QCD and asymptotic freedomp. 144
Spontaneous symmetry breakingp. 169
Feynman rules for electroweak theoryp. 230
Renormalisation of electroweak theoryp. 260
Grand unified theoryp. 298
Field theories at finite temperaturep. 315
Appendix A: Feynman integrals in 2[omega]-dimensional spacep. 345
Appendix B: S-matrix elements are independent of [epsilon]p. 346
Appendix C: C.1 Vector-vector-scalar-scalar verticesp. 351
Appendix C: C.2 Vertices involving four scalarsp. 353
Appendix D: SU(5) [lambda] matricesp. 355
Appendix E: Matsubara frequency sumsp. 358
Indexp. 359
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ISBN: 9780750302814
ISBN-10: 075030281X
Series: Graduate Student Series in Physics
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 380
Published: 5th September 2000
Publisher: INST OF PHYSICS PUB
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.32 x 15.44  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.63
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised