1st Edition

Quantum Electrodynamics





ISBN 9780201360752
Published January 1, 1971 by CRC Press
212 Pages

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Book Description

This text material constitutes notes on the third of a three-semester course in quantum mechanics given at the California Institute of Technology in 1953, presenting the main results and calculational procedures of quantum electrodynamics.

Table of Contents

Editor’s Foreword -- Preface -- Quantum Electrodynamics -- Interaction of Light with Matter–Quantum Electrodynamics -- Résumé of the Principles and Results of Special Relativity -- Relativistic Wave Equation -- Solution of the Dirac Equation for a Free Particle -- Potential Problems in Quantum Electrodynamics -- Relativistic Treatment of the Interaction of Particles with Light -- Interaction of Several Electrons -- Discussion and Interpretation of Various “Correction” Terms -- Pauli Principle and the Dirac Equation -- The Theory of Positrons -- Space-Time Approach to Quantum Electrodynamics -- Appendix

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