4 edition of Quantum theory, groups, fields, and particles found in the catalog.
by D. Reidel, Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Boston in Dordrecht, Holland, Boston, Hingham, MA
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by A.O. Barut.|
|Series||Mathematical physics studies ;, v. 4|
|Contributions||Barut, A. O. 1926-|
|LC Classifications||QC20.5 .Q36 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 334 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||334|
|LC Control Number||82025054|
As I have mentioned before a theory in theoretical physics can be described as a list of quantum fields and the ways in which they interact. It turns out this is all you need to start drawing Feynman Diagrams.. Feynman Diagrams are tools physicists use to calculate the probability of things happening: radioactive particles decaying, protons colliding, electrons changing course in a magnetic. Quantum fields are matter. In a quantum field theory, what we perceive as particles are excitations of the quantum field itself. The simplest “practical” quantum field theory is quantum.
Symmetries, coupled with the mathematical concept of group theory, are an essential conceptual backbone in the formulation of quantum field theories capable of describing the world of elementary particles. This primer is an introduction to and survey of the underlying concepts and structures needed in order to understand and handle these powerful tools. Quantum field theory is the basic language of the most accurate physical theory yet devised. However, our understanding of the quantum world has grown enormously since Bohr’s time. Indeed, there are important differences between the quantum mechanics developed in the early twentieth century and the quantum field theory I will talk about here.
Quantum mechanics is the best theory we have for describing the world at the nuts-and-bolts level of atoms and subatomic particles. Perhaps the most renowned of its mysteries is the fact that the. This book describes the following topics: Relativistic wave equations, Groups and their representations, The Dirac equation, Vector fields and Maxwell equations, Classical lagrangian field theory, Quantization of field, Discrete symmetries, Path integrals and quantum mechanics, Feynman diagrams for scattering amplitudes, Scattering theory and.
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Quantum Theory, Groups, Fields and Particles. Editors: Barut, P. (Ed.) Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. Symmetry and Dynamics have played, sometimes dualistic, sometimes complimentary, but always a very essential role in the physicist's description and conception of Nature.
The text begins with the best known quantum field theory so far, the quantum electrodynamics of photon and electrons (QED). It continues by developing the theory of strong interactions between the elementary constituents of matter (quarks).
This is possible due to the property called asymptotic by: 8. Quantum Theory, Groups, Fields and Particles Series: Mathematical Physics Studies, Vol. 4 Symmetry and Dynamics have played, sometimes dualistic, sometimes complimentary, but always a very essential role in the physicist's description and conception of Nature.
These are again the basic underlying themes of the present volume. It collects self. Quantum theory, groups, fields, and particles. [A O Barut;] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: On the more physical side, we have studies on the concept of particles, on conformal spinors of Cartan, I.
Quantum Theory and Deformations.- Quantum Mechanics and Deformations of Geometrical Dynamics In The Quantum Theory of Fields, Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg combines his exceptional physical insight with his gift for clear exposition to provide a self-contained, comprehensive, and up-to-date introduction to quantum field theory.
This is a two-volume work. Volume I introduces the foundations of quantum field theory. Particular attention is given to the interaction of charged particles with the electromagnetic field.
The treatment throughout the book is relativistic; the author attempts, as much as possible, a coordinate free (or covariant) form of the equations both for particles and the fields. The book opens with an extensive discussion of space-time, Lorentz transformations, Lorentz-group and tensor and spinor by: Quantum ﬁeld theory is the basic mathematical language that is used to describe and analyze the physics of elementary particles.
The goal of this book is to provide a concise, step-by-step introduction to this subject, one that covers all the key concepts that are needed to understand the Standard. If you disturb this field – say, by tapping on it at a particular location – then it will set off a wave of ball-and-spring oscillations that propagates across the field.
These waves are, in fact, the particles of field theory. In other words, when we say that there is a particle in the field, we mean that there is a wave of oscillations propagating across it.
The Standard Model in particular comes from a quantum field theory made up of three groups (as in the mathematics of Lie groups) all tied together: SU(3), a group. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Mathematical Physics Studies: Quantum Theory, Groups, Fields and Particles (Trade Cloth) at the.
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Quantum electrodynamics is an abelian gauge theory with the symmetry group U(1) and has one gauge field, the electromagnetic four-potential, with the photon being the gauge boson.
The Standard Model is a non-abelian gauge theory with the symmetry group U(1) × SU(2) × SU(3) and has a total of twelve gauge bosons: the photon, three weak bosons and eight gluons.
The general framework of quantum field theories is described in this book. After the classical mechanics and the relativistic mechanics the details of classical scalar fields, of electrodynamics and of quantum mechanics are discussed.
Then the quantization of scalar fields, of spinor fields and of vector fields is described. His books include Theory of the Scattering Matrix, Electrodynamics and Classical Theory of Fields and Particles and Representations of Noncompact Groups and Applications.
Asım Orhan Barut was elected a fellow of the American Physical Society in Born: 6 JuneMalatya, Turkey. After a brief historical outline, the book begins with the principles of relativity and quantum mechanics, and the properties of particles that follow. Quantum field theory Cited by: This book fills a gap in the middle ground between quantum mechanics of a single electron to the concept of a quantum field.
In doing so, the book is divided into two parts; the first provides the necessary background to quantum theory extending from Planck’s formulation of black body radiation to Schrodinger’s equation; and the second part explores Dirac’s relativistic electron to.
It also covers such topics as Bell’s inequalities and coherent and squeezed states, and introduces group representation theory, algebraic quantum theory, and quantum statistical mechanics. Dirac particles in electromagnetic fields.
Description This book provides an introduction to quantum theory primarily for students of mathematics. In The Quantum Theory of Fields, Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg combines his exceptional physical insight with his gift for clear exposition to provide a self-contained, comprehensive, and up-to-date introduction to quantum field theory.
This is a two-volume work. Volume I introduces the foundations of quantum field theory. The development is fresh and logical throughout, with each step. Publisher Summary. This chapter presents the mechanical aspects of handling group representations in general.
Before there is a use group theory in quantum mechanics, it is important to have systematic procedures, applicable to an arbitrary group for labelling and describing the irreducible representations, reducing a given representation and deriving all the different irreducible representations.
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