Quantum Electrodynamics

Quantum Electrodynamics

Volume 4

2nd Edition - January 1, 1982

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  • Authors: V B Berestetskii, L. P. Pitaevskii, E.M. Lifshitz
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780750633710
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080503462

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Description

Several significant additions have been made to the second edition, including the operator method of calculating the bremsstrahlung cross-section, the calcualtion of the probabilities of photon-induced pair production and photon decay in a magnetic field, the asymptotic form of the scattering amplitudes at high energies, inelastic scattering of electrons by hadrons, and the transformation of electron-positron pairs into hadrons.

Readership

For final year undergraduates, postgraduates, and research workers in theoretical physics and physics

Table of Contents

  • Prefaces; Introduction; Photons; Bosons; Fermions; Particles in an external field; Radiation; Scattering of radiation; Invariant perturbation theory; Interaction of electrons; Radiative corrections; Electrodynamics of hadrons; Index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 667
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2012
  • Published: January 1, 1982
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780750633710
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080503462

About the Authors

V B Berestetskii

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Physical Sciences, U.S.S.R Academy of Sciences, Moscow

L. P. Pitaevskii

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute for Physical Problems, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR

E.M. Lifshitz

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