Concepts in Quantum Field Theory: A Practitioner's Toolkit by Victor Ilisie

By Victor Ilisie

This publication makes use of much less strict but nonetheless formal mathematical language to elucidate a number of recommendations in Quantum box concept that stay slightly “fuzzy” in lots of books designed for undergraduates and clean graduates. the purpose isn't really to switch formal books on Quantum box concept, yet particularly to supply a useful complementary device for rookies within the box. beneficial properties contain a reader-friendly advent to tensor calculus and the idea that of manifolds; an easy and strong remedy for dimensional regularization; a constant clarification of the renormalization strategy, step-by-step and in a clear demeanour in any respect orders, utilizing the QED Lagrangian; and wide remedy of infrared in addition to ultraviolet divergences. the main common (Lorentz invariant) kind of Noether's theorem is gifted and utilized to some uncomplicated but proper examples in Quantum box concept. those and additional fascinating issues are addressed in a manner that would be available for the objective readership. a few familiarity with easy notions of Quantum box concept and the fundamentals of precise Relativity is assumed.

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