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Gauge field theories / Paul H. Frampton.

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Author/Creator:
Frampton, Paul H., 1943-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2008
Imprint:
3rd, Enlarged and Improved ed. - Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, c2008.
Format:
  • Book
  • xi, 343 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note:
Previous ed.: New York: Wiley, 2000.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Preface to the Third Edition. Preface to the Second Edition. 1. Gauge Invariance. 1.1 Introduction. 1.2 Symmetries and Conservation Law. 1.3 Local Gauge Invariance. 1.4 Nambu-Goldstone Conjecture. 1.5 Higgs Mechanism. 1.6 Summary. 2. Quantization. 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 Path Integrals. 2.3 Faddeev-Popov Ansatz. 2.4 Feynman Rules. 2.5 Effects of Loop Corrections. 2.6 Summary. 3. Renormalization. 3.1 Introduction. 3.2 Dimensional Regularization. 3.3 Triangle Anomalies. 3.4 Becchi-Rouet-Stora-Tyutin Transformation. 3.5 Proof of Renormalizability. 3.6 "T" Hooft Gauges. 3.7 Summary. 4. Electroweak Forces. 4.1 Introduction. 4.2 Lepton and Quark Masses. 4.3 Weak Interactions of Quarks and Leptons. 4.4 Charm. 4.5 Bottom and Top Quarks. 4.6 Precision Electroweak Data. 4.7 Higgs Boson. 4.8 Quark Flavor Mixing and CP Violation. 4.9 Summary. 5. Renormalization Group. 5.1 Introduction. 5.2 Renormalization Group Equations. 5.3 QCD Asymptotic Freedom. 5.4 Grand Unification. 5.5 Scaling Violations. 5.6 Background Field Method. 5.7 Summary. 6. Quantum Chromodynamics. 6.1 Introduction. 6.2 Renormalization Schemes. 6.3 Jets in Electron-Positron Annihilation. 6.4 Instantons. 6.5 1/N Expansion. 6.6 Lattice Gauge Theories. 6.7 Summary. 7. Model Building. 7.1 Introduction. 7.2 Puzzles of the Standard Model. 7.3 Left-Right Model. 7.4 Chiral Color. 7.5 Three Families and the 331 Model. 7.6 Conformality Constraints. 7.7 Summary. 8. Conformality. 8.1 Introduction. 8.2 Quiver Gauge Theories. 8.3 Conformality Phenomenology. 8.4 Tabulation of the Simplest Abelian Quivers. 8.5 Chiral Fermions. 8.6 Model Building. 8.7 Summary. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
This third edition on the classic "Gauge Field Theories" is an ideal reference for researchers starting work with the Large Hadron Collider and the future International Linear Collider. This latest title continues to offer an up to date reference containing revised chapters on electro-weak interactions and model building including a completely new chapter on conformality. Within this essential reference logical organization of the material on gauge invariance, quantization, and re-normalization is also discussed providing necessary reading for Cosmologists and Particle Astrophysicists.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ISBN:
9783527408351
3527408355

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