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Skip to main content. Main Menu Utility Menu Search. Quantum Field Theory and the Standard Model is new textbook from Cambridge University Press, covering the foundations and methods of modern particle physics. Matthew D. Schwartz is a Professor of Physics at Harvard University. Providing a comprehensive introduction to quantum field theory, this textbook covers the development of particle physics from its foundations to the discovery of the Higgs boson.
Its combination of clear physical explanations, with direct connections to experimental data, and mathematical rigor make the subject accessible to students with a wide variety of backgrounds and interests. Assuming only an undergraduate-level understanding of quantum mechanics, the book steadily develops the Standard Model and state-of-the art calculation techniques. It includes multiple derivations of many important results, with modern methods such as effective field theory and the renormalization group playing a prominent role.
Numerous worked examples and end-of-chapter problems enable students to reproduce classic results and to master quantum field theory as it is used today. Based on a course taught by the author over many years, this book is ideal for an introductory to advanced quantum field theory sequence or for independent study.
Theoretical methods are motivated and validated with concrete physical questions and experimental data. Numerous worked examples and end-of-chapter problems enable students to reproduce classic results and to master modern quantum field theory.
Provides a complete coverage of the subject, from quantum electrodynamics to the discovery of the Higgs boson. Modern approaches, such as renormalization group methods and effective field theory, play aprominent role. Multiple derivations are presented for many important results. Mathematically rigorous results are proven and explained, with real-world examples illustrating their importance. Builds from undergraduate-level quantum mechanics to modern research topics.
Part I: Quantum Field Theory. Microscopic theory of radiation 2. Lorentz invariance and second quantization 3. Classical field theory 4. Old-fashioned perturbation theory 5. Cross sections and decay rates 6. The S-Matrix and time-ordered products 7. Feynman rules. Part II: Quantum Electrodyanmics. Spin 1 and gauge invariance 9. Scalar quantum electrodynamics Spinors Spinor solutions and CPT Spin and Statistics Quantum electrodynamics Path integrals.
Part III: Renormalization. The Casimir effect Vacuum polarization The anomalous magnetic moment Mass renormalization 19 Renormalized perturbation theory Infrared divergences Renormalizability Non-renormalizable theories The renormalization group Implications of unitarity. Yang-Mills theory Quantum Yang-Mills theory Gluon scattering and the spinor-helicity formalism Spontaneous symmetry breaking Weak interactions Anomalies Precision tests of the Standard Model Quantum chromodynamics and the parton model.
Part V: Advanced Topics. Effective actions and Schwinger proper time Background fields Heavy-quark physics Jets and effective theory. Part I: Quantum Field Theory 1. Part II: Quantum Electrodyanmics 8. Part III: Renormalization Part V: Advanced Topics
Skip to main content. Main Menu Utility Menu Search. Quantum Field Theory and the Standard Model is new textbook from Cambridge University Press, covering the foundations and methods of modern particle physics. Matthew D. Schwartz is a Professor of Physics at Harvard University. Providing a comprehensive introduction to quantum field theory, this textbook covers the development of particle physics from its foundations to the discovery of the Higgs boson. Its combination of clear physical explanations, with direct connections to experimental data, and mathematical rigor make the subject accessible to students with a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.
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Department of Physics. Astroparticle Group. Prerequisite is a good knowledge of quantum mechanics and special relativity; having followed "FY Particle Physics" is useful but not necessary.
Quantum Field Theory and the Standard Model, by Matthew D. Schwartz The problem set solutions are available in either PDF or Postscript formats. Solution.
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