Introduction to Quantum Field Theory
by Matthew Schwartz
Publisher: Harvard University 2008
Number of pages: 262
The approach I will take in this course is to emphasize that Quantum Field Theory is first and foremost a tool for performing practical calculations. In this regard, I will try to emphasize the physical problems which have driven the historical development of the field, and to show how they can be solved.
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