Logo

An Introduction to QED and QCD

Small book cover: An Introduction to QED and QCD

An Introduction to QED and QCD
by


Number of pages: 61

Description:
The aim of this course is to teach you how to calculate transition amplitudes, cross sections and decay rates, for elementary particles in the highly successful theories of Quantum Electrodynamics (QED) and Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD). Most of our work will be in understanding how to compute in QED.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(400KB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Hadron Models and related New Energy issuesHadron Models and related New Energy issues
by - InfoLearnQuest
The book covers a wide-range of issues from alternative hadron models to their likely implications to New Energy research, including alternative interpretation of coldfusion phenomena. The authors explored some new approaches to particle physics.
(6232 views)
Book cover: Hadronic Atoms in QCD + QEDHadronic Atoms in QCD + QED
by - arXiv.org
We review the theory of hadronic atoms in QCD + QED based on a non-relativistic effective Lagrangian framework. We provide an introduction to the theory and describe several applications: meson-meson, meson-nucleon atoms and meson-deuteron compounds.
(1890 views)
Book cover: Introduction to Lattice QCDIntroduction to Lattice QCD
by - arXiv
These notes aim to provide a pedagogical introduction to Lattice QCD. The topics covered include the scope of LQCD calculations, lattice discretization of gauge and fermion actions, doubling problem, improved gauge and Dirac actions, etc.
(4556 views)
Book cover: Hard Interactions of Quarks and Gluons: a Primer for LHC PhysicsHard Interactions of Quarks and Gluons: a Primer for LHC Physics
by - arXiv
The authors develop the perturbative framework for the calculation of hard scattering processes. The text provides both a rigorous development of the formalism of hard scattering of quarks and gluons and an intuitive understanding of the physics.
(6406 views)