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Quantum Field Theory and the Standard Model

Matthew D. Schwartz
Publisher: 
Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 
2014
Number of Pages: 
850
Format: 
Hardcover
Price: 
90.00
ISBN: 
9781107034730
Category: 
Textbook
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Part I. Field Theory:
1. Microscopic theory of radiation
2. Lorentz invariance and second quantization
3. Classical Field Theory
4. Old-fashioned perturbation theory
5. Cross sections and decay rates
6. The S-matrix and time-ordered products
7. Feynman rules
Part II. Quantum Electrodynamics:
8. Spin 1 and gauge invariance
9. Scalar QED
10. Spinors
11. Spinor solutions and CPT
12. Spin and statistics
13. Quantum electrodynamics
14. Path integrals
Part III. Renormalization:
15. The Casimir effect
16. Vacuum polarization
17. The anomalous magnetic moment
18. Mass renormalization
19. Renormalized perturbation theory
20. Infrared divergences
21. Renormalizability
22. Non-renormalizable theories
23. The renormalization group
24. Implications of Unitarity
Part IV. The Standard Model:
25. Yang–Mills theory
26. Quantum Yang-Mills theory
27. Gluon scattering and the spinor-helicity formalism
28. Spontaneous symmetry breaking
29. Weak interactions
30. Anomalies
31. Precision tests of the standard model
32. QCD and the parton model
Part V. Advanced Topics:
33. Effective actions and Schwinger proper time
34. Background fields
35. Heavy-quark physics
36. Jets and effective field theory
Appendices
References
Index.

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