Gauge field theories / Stefan Pokorski.

By: Pokorski, Stefan, 1942-
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics: Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000Edition: 2nd edDescription: 1 online resource (xix, 609 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0511017464; 9780511017469; 0511037805; 9780511037801; 9780511612343; 0511612346; 9780511053047; 0511053045; 1107112508; 9781107112506; 1280416866; 9781280416866; 9786610416868; 6610416869; 0511172443; 9780511172441; 0511151209; 9780511151200; 0511323239; 9780511323232Subject(s): Gauge fields (Physics) | Quantum field theory | Quantum chromodynamics | Symmetry (Physics) | Champs de jauge (Physique) | Champs, Théorie quantique des | Chromodynamique quantique | Symétrie (Physique) | SCIENCE -- Waves & Wave Mechanics | Gauge fields (Physics) | Quantum chromodynamics | Quantum field theory | Symmetry (Physics) | Eichtheorie | Kwantumveldentheorie | Kwantumchromodynamica | Veldentheorie | Symmetrie | Kwantumelektrodynamica | Supersymmetrie | Champs de jauge (physique)Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gauge field theories.DDC classification: 530.14/35 LOC classification: QC793.3.F5 | P65 2000ebOther classification: 33.51 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics; Contents; Preface to the First Edition; Preface to the Second Edition; 0 Introduction; 1 Classical fields, symmetries and their breaking; 2 Path integral formulation of quantum field theory; 3 Feynman rules for Yang ... Mills theories; 4 Introduction to the theory of renormalization; 5 Quantum electrodynamics; 6 Renormalization group; 7 Scale invariance and operator product expansion; 8 Quantum chromodynamics; 9 Chiral symmetry; spontaneous symmetry breaking; 10 Spontaneous and explicit global symmetry breaking; 11 Higgs mechanism in gauge theories.
12 Standard electroweak theory13 Chiral anomalies; 14 Effective lagrangians; 15 Introduction to supersymmetry; Appendix A Spinors and their properties; Appendix B Feynman rules for QED and QCD and Feynman integrals; Appendix C Feynman rules for the Standard Model; Appendix D One-loop Feynman integrals; Appendix E Elements of group theory; References; Index.
Summary: An expanded and up-dated text examining gauge theories and their symmetries with an emphasis on their physical and technical aspects. New chapters give a systematic introduction to classical field theories and the electroweak theory. Suitable for graduate courses in physics, the only prerequisite being some grounding in quantum field theory.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 599-604) and index.

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Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics; Contents; Preface to the First Edition; Preface to the Second Edition; 0 Introduction; 1 Classical fields, symmetries and their breaking; 2 Path integral formulation of quantum field theory; 3 Feynman rules for Yang ... Mills theories; 4 Introduction to the theory of renormalization; 5 Quantum electrodynamics; 6 Renormalization group; 7 Scale invariance and operator product expansion; 8 Quantum chromodynamics; 9 Chiral symmetry; spontaneous symmetry breaking; 10 Spontaneous and explicit global symmetry breaking; 11 Higgs mechanism in gauge theories.

12 Standard electroweak theory13 Chiral anomalies; 14 Effective lagrangians; 15 Introduction to supersymmetry; Appendix A Spinors and their properties; Appendix B Feynman rules for QED and QCD and Feynman integrals; Appendix C Feynman rules for the Standard Model; Appendix D One-loop Feynman integrals; Appendix E Elements of group theory; References; Index.

An expanded and up-dated text examining gauge theories and their symmetries with an emphasis on their physical and technical aspects. New chapters give a systematic introduction to classical field theories and the electroweak theory. Suitable for graduate courses in physics, the only prerequisite being some grounding in quantum field theory.

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