Presents recent advances of perturbative relativistic field theory in a pedagogical and straightforward way. For graduate students who intend to specialize in high-energy physics.
Table of Contents
* How to Build an Action Functional * The Action Functional in Quantum Mechanics * The Feynman Path Integral in Field Theory * Purturbative Evaluation of the FPR: (to the power of 4) Theory * Path Integral Formulation with Fermions * Guage Symmetries: Yang-Mills and Gravity * Path Integral Formulation of Guage Theories * Perturbative Evaluation of Guage Theories
Pierre Ramond is the Director of the Institute for Fundamental Theory at the University of Florida. He is a Fellow of both the American Physical Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.