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An informal introduction to gauge field theories

Author: Ian Johnston Rhind Aitchison
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Repr. with correctionsView all editions and formats
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Four forces are dominant in physics: gravity, electromagnetism and the weak and strong nuclear forces. Quantum electrodynamics - the highly successful theory of the electromagnetic interaction - is a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Johnston Rhind Aitchison
ISBN: 0521245400 9780521245401
OCLC Number: 13344117
Description: ix, 174 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; 1. Introduction and motivations; 2. Symmetries in quantum field theory: I. Manifest; 3. Gauge fields and the gauge principle; 4. Quantisation of vector fields: I. Massless; 5. Quantisation of vector fields: II. Massive; 6. Symmetry in quantum field theory: II. Hidden; 7. Theory of weak and electromagnetic interactions; 8. Renormalisation matters; References; Index.
Responsibility: Ian J.R. Aitchison.

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