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QED : the strange theory of light and matter

Author: Richard P Feynman
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1985.
Series: Alix G. Mautner memorial lectures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The difficult subject of quantum electrodynamics, which deals with the interaction of light and matter, is discussed. Enlivened by many drawings, topics include electrons, quarks, and other particles of interest to physicists.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P Feynman
ISBN: 0691083886 9780691083889
OCLC Number: 12053221
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 158 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Leonard Mautner --
Preface / Ralph Leighton --
Introduction --
Photons : particles of light --
Electrons and their interactions --
Loose ends.
Series Title: Alix G. Mautner memorial lectures.
Responsibility: Richard Feynman.
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An edited version of four lectures on quantum electrodynamics that Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman gave to the general public at UCLA. This book focuses on quantum electrodynamics  Read more...

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Physics Nobelist Feynman simply cannot help being original. In this quirky, fascinating book, he explains to laymen the quantum theory of light, a theory to which he made decisive contributions. The Read more...

 
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