Item description for Relativistic Quantum Mechanics and Introduction to Quantum Field Theory by Anton Z. Capri...
This textbook on relativistic quantum mechanics and quantum field theory is divided into two parts. The first part includes a detailed discussion on the discrete transformations for the Dirac equation, as well as on the central force problem for the Dirac equation. In the second part, the external field problem is examined; pair production and vacuum polarization leading to charge renormalization are treated in detail. The work has arisen from a graduate course which the author taught for several years at the University of Alberta to students interested in particle physics and field theory.
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Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.75" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Publisher World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN 9812381376 ISBN13 9789812381378
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More About Anton Z. Capri
Anton Z. Capri was born in 1938 in Czernowitz, Romania. He came to Canada in 1949. After St. Paul's School in Toronto he attended Jarvis Collegiate Institute and finished as valedictorian in 1957. He then entered the University of Toronto and graduated in 1961with a B.A.Sc. in Engineering Physics. In 1960 he married Skaidrite Kveps. After Anton got his degree he accepted a position with Kimberley-Clark Corporation in their Pioneering Research Department in Neenah, Wisconsin. In 1963 he entered Princeton University as a graduate student in physics and finished with a M.A in 1965 and Ph.D. under Professor Arthur S. Wightman in 1967. He then accepted a postdoctoral position at the University of Alberta. This turned into a visiting professorship in 1968 and into a tenure track position in 1969. Until his retirement as a full professor in 1998, Anton has remained at the University of Alberta. He has also served as the director of the Theoretical Physics Institute of the University of Alberta. He spent a year as an Alexander von Humboldt Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute fur Physik und Astrophysik, in Munich, Germany and was frequently invited as guest professor or research scientist to the following institutions: University of Innsbruck, University of Pisa, University of Milan, University of Trento, Italy, University of Poona, India, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan. During his academic career, Anton Capri has published more than seventy research papers, five books on physics and chapters in several books on physics. In addition he has published three novels, a collection of short stories, and collection of poems. At present he continues his association with the University of Alberta as Professor Emeritus. He is also Adjunct Professor at Athabasca University, Alberta. Anton Z. Capri has three daughters, one granddaughter, three grandsons, and two great grand daughters. He lives with his wife, Skaidrite, in Edmonton and travels frequently to his cottage north of Athabasca. His activities include writing, badminton, hunting, and fishing.