Quantum field theory and the standard model Matthew D. Schwartz, Harvard University.
Schwartz, Matthew Dean, 21186
Quantum field theory Textbooks. 21187
Particles (Nuclear physics) Textbooks. 21188
QC174.45 .S329 2014
530.143 Sch95Q 23
Formerly CIP. Uk
Includes bibliographical references (pages 834-841) and index.
"Providing a comprehensive introduction to quantum field theory, this textbook covers the development of particle physics from its foundations to the discovery of the Higgs boson. Its combination of clear physical explanations, with direct connections to experimental data, and mathematical rigor make the subject accessible to students with a wide variety of backgrounds and interests. Assuming only an undergraduate-level understanding of quantum mechanics, the book steadily develops the Standard Model and state-of-the art calculation techniques. It includes multiple derivations of many important results, with modern methods such as effective field theory and the renormalization group playing a prominent role. Numerous worked examples and end-of-chapter problems enable students to reproduce classic results and to master quantum field theory as it is used today. Based on a course taught by the author over many years, this book is ideal for an introductory to advanced quantum field theory sequence or for independent study"--
"Lorentz invariance and second quantization In the previous chapter, we saw that by treating each mode of electromagnetic radiation in a cavity a simple harmonic oscillator, we can derive Einstein's relation between the coefficients of induced and spontaneous emission without resorting to statistical mechanics. "--
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,
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