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Advanced quantum mechanics / Freeman Dyson ; transcribed by David Derbes.

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Author/Creator:
Dyson, Freeman J.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2007
Imprint:
Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, c2007.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiii, 220 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • The Dirac Theory-- Scattering Problems and Born Approximation-- Field Theory-- Examples of Quantized Field Theories-- Free Particle Scattering Problems-- General Theory of Free Particle Scattering-- Scattering by a Static Potential.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
Renowned physicist and mathematician Freeman Dyson is famous for his work in quantum mechanics, nuclear weapons policy and bold visions for the future of humanity. In the 1940s, he was responsible for demonstrating the equivalence of the two formulations of quantum electrodynamics - Richard Feynman's diagrammatic path integral formulation and the variational methods developed by Julian Schwinger and Sin-Itiro Tomonoga - showing the mathematical consistency of QED. This invaluable volume comprises the legendary, never-before-published, lectures on quantum electrodynamics first given by Dyson at Cornell University in 1951. The late theorist Edwin Thompson Jaynes once remarked "For a generation of physicists they were the happy medium: clearer and motivated than Feynman, and getting to the point faster than Schwinger". Future generations of physicists are bound to read these lectures with pleasure, benefiting from the lucid style that is so characteristic of Dyson's exposition.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Contributor:
Derbes, David.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9789812706225
9812706224
9789812706614
9812706615

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