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I need some bibliography

  1. Oct 10, 2005 #1
    Hi,

    I'm looking for books about the Feymann's Path integrals for QM, which books can you recommend me? or which web site could be useful

    Thanks for your time and attention.
     
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  3. Oct 10, 2005 #2

    vanesch

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    In non-relativistic quantum mechanics, a good introduction can be found in Modern Quantum Mechanics by Sakurai, but most applications of the path integral are probably related to quantum field theory. A rather very readable book based upon that approach is QFT in a nutshell by Zee. There's also Ramonds (?) book "a tutorial on field theory" or something (typing from memory here) which is based upon the path integral formalism. And there must be many others I'm not aware of.

    cheers,
    Patrick.
     
  4. Oct 10, 2005 #3
    you cn refer .." quarks leptons & gauge fields" by kerson huang ....it's wonderful ...hope u'll like it
     
  5. Oct 10, 2005 #4

    Physics Monkey

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    "Techniques and Applications of Path Integration" by L. Schulman

    A great book all about path integrals and the many places they appear.
     
  6. Oct 10, 2005 #5

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    Yes, I recommend that one too. From the easiest to the most recherche.
     
  7. Oct 11, 2005 #6

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    Try the one & only : Feynman & Hibbs :"Path Integrals and Quantum Mechanics".

    QFT made using path integrals only is found in Pierre Ramond's "Field Theory: A Modern Primer" and D.Bailin and A. Love's "Introduction to Gauge Field Theory".

    Daniel.
     
  8. Oct 11, 2005 #7

    vanesch

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    That's the reference I tried to recall (and butched up dearly :blushing:)

    cheers,
    Patrick.
     
  9. Oct 11, 2005 #8

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    I have Ramond's book too. It is very clear and step by step, but it does assume some maturity with the functional approach.
     
  10. Oct 14, 2005 #9
    All right, thank you all

    Hi,

    Thank you for all your replies, but as I live in Mexico it wil be kinda hard to get those books, I hope I could find them in Amazon and if you know of another service I would thank you again a lot.
    All right, thanks for your time and your attention

    LGNR
     
  11. Oct 14, 2005 #10

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    Feynmann & Hibbs is long out of print; try abebooks.com. I generally look the book title and author name up on google to find who sells it and shop for a good price.
     
  12. Oct 15, 2005 #11

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  13. Oct 16, 2005 #12
    Hey Transport, glad you posted that link, I just ordered a copy ;) Yes, go to the source, I say! Feynman and Hibbs is excellent and well worth the price. I would also recommend Feynman's Lectures on Physics, Volume III, which is not specifically concerned with his path integral technique per se; nevertheless, there are enough shared concepts between his Lectures and the Feynman and Hibbs text that the Lectures, imho, serve as a useful introduction to the more complex text.
    David
     
  14. Oct 18, 2005 #13
    an excellent book

    "Path Integrals in Quantum Mechanics Statistics and Polymer Physics"
    written by Hagen Kleinert
    A lot of knowledge about "Path Integral" could be acquired from his homepage.
    Link:
    http://www.physik.fu-berlin.de/~kleinert/
     
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