Quantum Field Theory (Paperback)

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Quantum Field Theory (Paperback)

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This book is a modern introduction to the ideas and techniques of quantum field theory. After a brief overview of particle physics and a survey of relativistic wave equations and Lagrangian methods, the author develops the quantum theory of scalar and spinor fields, and then of gauge fields. The emphasis throughout is on functional methods, which have played a large part in modern field theory. The book concludes with a brief survey of "topological" objects in field theory and, new to this edition, a chapter devoted to supersymmetry. Graduate students in particle physics and high energy physics will benefit from this book.
Product Details ISBN: 9780521478144
ISBN-10: 0521478146
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: June 13th, 1996
Pages: 508
Language: English