## Gauge Thetheoriesin Particle Physics, Second EditionThis book will provide you with a good practical understanding of quantum electrodynamics, quantum chromodynamics and the electroweak theory, which together make up the standard model. The new edition includes over 50 diagrams showing experimental data, allowing the reader to work through calculations in the three gauge theories and compare the results with experiment. |

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### Contents

EXPERIMENTAL AND THEORETICAL ELEMENTS | 1 |

relativistic quantum field theory | 23 |

Electromagnetism as a gauge theory | 41 |

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amplitude appear associated calculation called Chapter charge colour condition conservation consider constant contribution corrections corresponding coupling course cross section defined dependence described Dirac discussion distribution effect elastic scattering electromagnetic electron element energy equation example expect expression fact factor fermion Feynman field field theory figure final force freedom function gauge gauge invariance give given gluon graph hadronic important indicated integral interactions interpretation introduced invariance involving leads lepton mass matrix mechanics momentum observed obtain operator particle parton phase photon physical polarisation possible potential precisely prediction problem propagator quantum field quantum mechanics quark relation replaced result satisfy scale scattering shown in figure shows simple solutions strong structure symmetry theory tion transformation units vacuum vector wave wavefunction weak weak interactions