Adventures in theoretical physics
selected papers with commentaries
Adler, Stephen L.
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Electronic books.
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Hackensack, NJ
World Scientific
c2006
2006
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1 online resource (xv, 744 p.) : ill.
1. Early years, and condensed matter physics. References for chapter 1 -- 2. High energy neutrino reactions, PCAC relations, and sum rules. Introduction. Forward Lepton theorem. Soft pion theorems. Sum rules. More low energy theorems; weak pion production redux. References for chapter 2 -- 3. Anomalies: chiral anomalies and their nonrenormalization, perturbative corrections to scaling, and trace anomalies to all orders. Chiral anomalies and [symbol][symbol] decay. Anomaly nonrenormalization. Point splitting calculations of the anomaly. The non-abelian anomaly, its nonrenormalization and geometric interpretation. Perturbative corrections to scaling. Trace anomalies to all orders. References for chapter 3 -- 4. Quantum electrodynamics. Introduction. Strong magnetic field electrodynamics: photon splitting and vacuum dielectric constant. The "Finite QED" program via the Callan-Symanzik equations. Compactification of massless QED and applications. References for chapter 4. -- 5. Particle phenomenology and neutral currents. Introduction. Visits to Fermilab. Neutral currents. References for chapter 5 -- 6. Gravitation. Introduction. First papers. Einstein gravity as a symmetry breaking effect. References for chapter 6 -- 7. Non-abelian monopoles, confinement models, and chiral symmetry breaking. Introduction. Non-abelian monopoles. Confinement models. Chiral symmetry breaking. References for chapter 7 -- 8. Overrelaxation for Monte Carlo and other algorithms. Introduction. Overrelaxation to accelerate Monte Carlo. Image normalization. References for chapter 8 -- 9. Quaternionic quantum mechanics, trace dynamics, and emergent quantum theory. Introduction. Quaternionic quantum mechanics. Quaternionic projective group representations. Trace dynamics and emergent quantum theory. References for chapter 9 -- 10. Where next?
Stephen L. Adler.
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Mathematical physics
Physics
Physique math�ematique
Physique
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Physics
Mathematical & Computational
Theoretische fysica
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Adventures in theoretical physics
Adler, Stephen L.
Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, c2006
(DLC) 2005058116
(OCoLC)62421364
World Scientific series in 20th century physics ; v. 37
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