Quantum Electrodynamics: Volume 4, Edition 2

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Several significant additions have been made to the second edition, including the operator method of calculating the bremsstrahlung cross-section, the calcualtion of the probabilities of photon-induced pair production and photon decay in a magnetic
field, the asymptotic form of the scattering amplitudes at high energies, inelastic scattering of electrons by hadrons, and the transformation of electron-positron pairs into hadrons.


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Elsevier
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Published on
Dec 2, 2012
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Pages
667
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ISBN
9780080503462
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Language
English
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Genres
Science / Physics / Electricity
Science / Physics / Quantum Theory
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