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Quantum Field Theory

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Quantum field theory is the basic mathematical framework that is used to describe elementary particles. This textbook provides a complete and essential introduction to the subject. Assuming only an undergraduate knowledge of quantum mechanics and special relativity, this book is ideal for graduate students beginning the study of elementary particles. The step-by-step prese ...more
Hardcover, 641 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Cambridge University Press
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Israeliano
Sep 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The exercise to show that the winding number is a topological quantity, without the use of Chern-Simons current was amazing!

What I like the most of this book is that it is a physics book: it teach physics, not just receipts! The second reason is that from time to time it drops knowledge that should be standard but from some reason is not mentioned in many books unless they carry the word "advanced" in the title. And it teaches such concepts in a clear and straightforward way.

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Jack
Oct 01, 2010 rated it it was ok
I was initially excited by the fact that it seemed very well organized. It is broken up into sections: spin 0, spin 1/2, and spin 1. This is different than Peskin and Shroeder who work with half and integer spin particles side by side along the way. The nice thing about the book is that the calculations are done in detail. Unfortunately, he fails to say much in the way of what's actually going on. Exasperating that is the fact that his examples are so specific, that it's not much help unless you ...more
Skymeson Rolnick
Not a bad book. There is a free version on the web somewhere.
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bathos
Jan 25, 2010 rated it it was amazing
This is a fantastic book for QFT of introductory level. Way better than Peskin's book in my opinion.
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