Quantum Electrodynamics

Quantum Electrodynamics

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11.43mm | 454g
  • Westview Press Inc
  • Reading, MA, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0201360756
  • 9780201360752
  • 780,883

Table of contents

Editor's Foreword -- Preface -- Quantum Electrodynamics -- Interaction of Light with Matter-Quantum Electrodynamics -- Resume 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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About Richard P. Feynman

Richard P. Feynman was raised in Far Rockaway, New York, and received his Ph.D. from Princeton. He held professorships at both Cornell and the California Institute of Technology. In 1965 he received the Nobel Prize for his work on quantum electrodynamics. He died in 1988.
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