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The Quantum Theory of Radiation
Pike, Sarkar, Pike, E. R. (Author), Sarkar, Sarben (Author)
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Format: Hardcover, 360pp.
Date of publication: Dec 07 1995
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN-13: 9780198520320
Dimensions: 23.67 cm. (length) X 36.83 cm. (width) X 2.82 cm. (thickness)
Weight: 672 grams
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This unique book presents a unified, in-depth study of phenomena in photon-matter interactions over a range of many orders of energy. It provides a thorough treatment of relativistic quantum electrodynamics from the quantum field theoretic approach, together with non-relativistic theory in
both confined and unconfined geometries. The predictions of QED have been verified to a greater accuracy than any other physical theory. Moreover QED is a paradigm for other gauge theories, and it is presented in such a way that the generalization to other gauge theories is natural. Gauge and
Poincare symmetry properties and the non-existence of a photon wave function are thoroughly discussed. Starting from the Dirac equation, the non-relativistic interaction of the electron with the electromagnetic field is derived as an effective Hamiltonian of multipole expansions. Succeeding
chapters fully develop relativistic QED and quantum optics. The limitations of QED and the necessity of... [More...] [Edit review] [Delete review]
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