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Quantum Electrodynamics by Ingemar Bengtsson

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Quantum Electrodynamics
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Publisher: Stockholms universitet, Fysikum
Number of pages: 102

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Lecture notes for a graduate course in quantum electrodynamics. Contents: What is a field theory; Quantum theory of the free scalar field; Spacetime properties; The Unruh effect; The Dirac field; Quantum theory of the Dirac field; Vector fields and gauge invariance; Covariant quantization of gauge theories; etc.

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