Algebraic Quantum Field Theory
by Hans Halvorson, Michael Mueger
Publisher: arXiv 2006
Number of pages: 202
Algebraic quantum field theory provides a general, mathematically precise description of the structure of quantum field theories, and then draws out consequences of this structure by means of various mathematical tools -- the theory of operator algebras, category theory, etc. This paper is a survey of AQFT, with an orientation towards foundational topics. In addition to covering the basics of the theory, we discuss issues related to nonlocality, the particle concept, the field concept, and inequivalent representations.
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by Mark Srednicki - Cambridge University Press
This introduction to quantum field theory will be of value not only to beginning students but also to practicing physicists interested in learning or reviewing specific topics. The material is presented in an intuitively clear and informal style.
by Henriette Elvang, Yu-tin Huang - arXiv
The purpose of this review is to bridge the gap between a standard course in quantum field theory and recent fascinating developments in the studies of on-shell scattering amplitudes. We build up the subject from basic quantum field theory...
by Mrinal Dasgupta - University of Manchester
Presently, all observational evidence points to the fact that Quantum Field Theory provides a good description of all known elementary particles. The scope of these lectures is to provide an introduction to the formalism of Quantum Field Theory.
by Matthew Schwartz - Harvard University
The approach is to emphasize that Quantum Field Theory is first and foremost a tool for performing practical calculations. I will emphasize the physical problems which have driven the development of the field, and to show how they can be solved.