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- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 110.00
Based on a highly regarded lecture course at Moscow State University, this is a clear and systematic introduction to gauge field theory. It is unique in providing the means to master gauge field theory prior to the advanced study of quantum mechanics. Though gauge field theory is typically included in courses on quantum field theory, many of its ideas... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 81.00
This book provides an introduction to topological quantum field theory as well as discrete gauge theory with quantum groups. In contrast to much of the existing literature, the present approach is at the same time intuitive and mathematically rigorous, making extensive use of suitable diagrammatic methods. It provides a highly unified description of... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 46.00
Thoroughly updated and extended, this new edition develops the basic formalism and theoretical techniques for studying relativistic field theory at finite temperature and density. It covers renormalization, linear response theory, spontaneous symmetry breaking, lattice gauge theory, and nucleation theory. Applications to astrophysics, cosmology, and... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 70.00
Gauge fields are the messengers carrying signals between elementary particles, enabling them to interact with each other. Originating at the level of quarks, these basic interactions percolate upwards, through nuclear and atomic physics, through chemical and solid state physics, to make our everyday world go round. This book tells the story of gauge... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 93.00
An expanded and up-dated text examining gauge theories and their symmetries with an emphasis on their physical and technical aspects. New chapters give a systematic introduction to classical field theories and the electroweak theory. Suitable for graduate courses in physics, the only prerequisite being some grounding in quantum field theory. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 275.00
Acquaints readers with the main concepts and literature of elementary particle physics and quantum field theory. In particular, the book is concerned with the elaboration of gauge field theories in nuclear physics; the possibility of creating fundamental new states of matter such as an extended quark-gluon plasma in ultra-relativistic heavy ion collisions;... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1989; US$ 64.00
This volume reviews the most recent progress on new exact solutions of the Yang-Mills SU(2) gauge field equations. In order to have a better understanding of the physical meaning of the Yang-Mills fields, the motion of a particle in these fields, first in general and then, in particular fields were discussed. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1990; US$ 64.00
This monograph gives a comprehensive presentation of the SL(2,C) Gauge Theory of Gravitation along with some recent developments in the problem of Conservation Laws in General Relativity. Emphasis is put on quadratic Lagrangians which yield the Einstein field equations, as compared with Hilbert's original linear Langrangian, thus gravitation... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 43.00
This monograph provides an account of the structure of gauge theories from a group theoretical point of view. The first part of the text is devoted to a review of those aspects of compact Lie groups (the Lie algebras, the representation theory, and the gl more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1994; US$ 15.99
Are there other dimensions beyond our own? Is time travel possible? Can we change the past? Are there gateways to parallel universes? All of us have pondered such questions, but there was a time when scientists dismissed these notions as outlandish speculations. Not any more. Today, they are the focus of the most intense scientific activity in recent... more...