The Quantum Theory of Fields: Volume 1, Foundations
Foundations v. 1
By (author) Steven Weinberg
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Quantum Theory of Fields: Volume 1, Foundations by Steven Weinberg
Book DescriptionAvailable for the first time in paperback, The Quantum Theory of Fields is a self-contained, comprehensive, and up-to-date introduction to quantum field theory from Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg. Volume I introduces the foundations of quantum field theory. The development is fresh and logical throughout, with each step carefully motivated by what has gone before. After a brief historical outline, the book begins with the principles of relativity and quantum mechanics, and the properties of particles that follow. Quantum field theory emerges from this as a natural consequence. The classic calculations of quantum electrodynamics are presented in a thoroughly modern way, showing the use of path integrals and dimensional regularization. It contains much original material, and is peppered with examples and insights drawn from the author's experience as a leader of elementary particle research. Exercises are included at the end of each chapter.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521670531
(253mm x 177mm x 33mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 9-May-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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