Particles, Sources and Fields
By (author) Julian Schwinger
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Particles, Sources and Fields by Julian Schwinger
Book DescriptionThis classic, the first of three volumes, presents techniques that emphasize the unity of high-energy particle physics with electrodynamics, gravitational theory, and many-particle cooperative phenomena. What emerges is a theory intermediate in position between operator field theory and S-matrix theory, which rejects the dogmas of each and gains thereby a calculational ease and intuitiveness that make it a worthy contender to displace the earlier formulations.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780738200538
(236mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Perseus Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 16-Oct-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Julian Schwinger
On Angular Momentum, Paperback (March 2015)
A concise treatment by the future winner of the 1965 Nobel Prize in Physics, this work was first published under the auspices of the United States Atomic Energy Commission in 1952.
Selected Papers on Quantum Electrodynamics, Paperback (March 2003)
Thirty-four papers by Foley, Fermi, Heisenberg, Dyson, Weisskopf, Oppenheimer, Pauli, Schwinger, Klein, and other prominent 20th-century physicists. Three papers in German, one each in French and Italian, balance in English.
Quantum Kinematics and Dynamic, Paperback (June 2000)
A classic from 1969, this book is based on a series of lectures delivered at the Les Houches Summer School of Theoretical Physics in 1955. The book outlines a general scheme of quantum kinematics and dynamics.
Particles, Sources and Fields, Paperback (October 1998)» View all books by Julian Schwinger
This volume is concerned with quantum electrodynamics. Topics discussed range from nomalous magnetic moments and vacuum polarization, in a variety of applications, to the energy level displacements in hydrogenic atoms.
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Author Biography - Julian Schwinger
Julian Schwinger (1918-1994) was born in New York City. He obtained his Ph.D. in Physics from Columbia University in 1939. He also received honorary doctorates in science from Purdue, Brandeis, Harvard, and Gustavus Adolphus College. He taught at the University of California, Los Angeles, from 1972 until his death. In 1965, Dr. Schwinger received (with Richard Feynman and Sin Itiro Tomonaga) the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work in quantum electrodynamics. A National Research Foundation Fellow (1939-1940) and a Guggenheim Fellow (1970), he was the recipient of many awards, including: the First Einstein Prize Award for Physics (1964), and the American Academy of Achievement Award (1987).
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