Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory

Author: Jonathan Dimock
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139497480
Format: PDF, ePub
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Explaining the concepts of quantum mechanics and quantum field theory in a precise mathematical language, this textbook is an ideal introduction for graduate students in mathematics, helping to prepare them for further studies in quantum physics. The textbook covers topics that are central to quantum physics: non-relativistic quantum mechanics, quantum statistical mechanics, relativistic quantum mechanics and quantum field theory. There is also background material on analysis, classical mechanics, relativity and probability. Each topic is explored through a statement of basic principles followed by simple examples. Around 100 problems throughout the textbook help readers develop their understanding.

Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory

Author: Jonathan Dimock
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107005099
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Explaining the concepts of quantum mechanics and quantum field theory in a precise mathematical language, this textbook is an ideal introduction for graduate students in mathematics, helping to prepare them for further studies in quantum physics. The textbook covers topics that are central to quantum physics: non-relativistic quantum mechanics, quantum statistical mechanics, relativistic quantum mechanics and quantum field theory. There is also background material on analysis, classical mechanics, relativity and probability. Each topic is explored through a statement of basic principles followed by simple examples. Around 100 problems throughout the textbook help readers develop their understanding.

Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory

Author: Jonathan Dimock
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781139010337
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Explaining the concepts of quantum mechanics and quantum field theory in a precise mathematical language, this textbook is an ideal introduction for graduate students in mathematics, helping to prepare them for further studies in quantum physics. The textbook covers topics that are central to quantum physics: non-relativistic quantum mechanics, quantum statistical mechanics, relativistic quantum mechanics and quantum field theory. There is also background material on analysis, classical mechanics, relativity and probability. Each topic is explored through a statement of basic principles followed by simple examples. Around 100 problems throughout the textbook help readers develop their understanding.

Relativistic Quantum Mechanics and Introduction to Quantum Field Theory

Author: Anton Z. Capri
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9789812381378
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This invaluable textbook is divided into two parts. The first part includes a detailed discussion on the discrete transformations for the Dirac equation, as well as on the central force problem for the Dirac equation. In the second part, the external field problem is examined; pair production and vacuum polarization leading to charge renormalization are treated in detail. Relativistic Quantum Mechanic's and Introduction to Quantum Field Theory has arisen from a graduate course which the author taught for several years at the University of Alberta to students interested in particle physics and field theory.

V A Fock Selected Works

Author: L.D. Faddeev
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780203643204
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In the period between the birth of quantum mechanics and the late 1950s, V.A. Fock wrote papers that are now deemed classics. In his works on theoretical physics, Fock not only skillfully applied advanced analytical and algebraic methods, but also systematically created new mathematical tools when existing approaches proved insufficient. This collection of Fock's papers published in various sources between 1923 and 1959 in Russian, German, French, and English. These papers explore some of the fundamental notions of theoretical quantum physics, such as the Hartree-Fock method, Fock space, the Fock symmetry of the hydrogen atom, and the Fock functional method. They also present Fock's views on the interpretation of quantum mechanics and the fundamental significance of approximate methods in theoretical physics. V.A. Fock was a key contributor to one of the most exciting periods of development in 20th-century physics, and this book conveys the essence of that time. The seminal works presented in this book are a helpful reference for any student or researcher in theoretical and mathematical physics, especially those specializing in quantum mechanics and quantum field theory.

Relativistic Quantum Physics

Author: Tommy Ohlsson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139504320
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Quantum physics and special relativity theory were two of the greatest breakthroughs in physics during the twentieth century and contributed to paradigm shifts in physics. This book combines these two discoveries to provide a complete description of the fundamentals of relativistic quantum physics, guiding the reader effortlessly from relativistic quantum mechanics to basic quantum field theory. The book gives a thorough and detailed treatment of the subject, beginning with the classification of particles, the Klein–Gordon equation and the Dirac equation. It then moves on to the canonical quantization procedure of the Klein–Gordon, Dirac and electromagnetic fields. Classical Yang–Mills theory, the LSZ formalism, perturbation theory, elementary processes in QED are introduced, and regularization, renormalization and radiative corrections are explored. With exercises scattered through the text and problems at the end of most chapters, the book is ideal for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in theoretical physics.

Relativistic Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory

Author: V. Devanathan
Publisher: Alpha Science International Limited
ISBN: 9781842656570
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RELATIVISTIC QUANTUM MECHANICS AND QUANTUM FIELD THEORY deals with the single particle relativistic wave equations and the elements of quantum field theory. The Klein-Gordon equation is discussed briefly and elaborately the Dirac equation, its free particle solutions and Feynman's positron theory with a view to emphasize how the intuitive approach of Feynman has enormously simplified the calculations in Quantum Electrodynamics -- the interaction of radiation with matter -- by the introduction of Feynman diagrams. It is shown that Feynman's approach is equivalent to the other more general approach of quantum field theory and the equivalence of the two approaches has been demonstrated through the S-matrix formalism which leads to the Feynman diagrams by the application of Wick's theorem. How the quantum field theory is stretched beyond quantum electrodynamics to include electro weak interactions and strong interactions and how it leads to the formulation of the standard model of elementary particles are briefly discussed. KEY FEATURE: * Review Questions * Problems with Solutions at the end of each chapter