Intro to Quantum Electrodynamics

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Hi folks,

Electricity and magnetism have always been my favorite subjects, and I am just getting to learn the basics of quantum theory and it is absolutely terrific going. I was always fascinated by the story of Feynman, Schwinger, and Tomonaga tackling QED from the books Genius by James Gleick and QED and the Men Who Made It by Silvan Schweber. Of course QED by Feynman was great as well. Naturally studying the quantum theory of my favorite subject is a good idea.

I have only studied relativity and quantum mechanics from Modern Physics by Taylor/Krane at this point, and am self-studying QM and SR from French at the moment. I will be taking a full-year courses in quantum mechanics and electrodynamics out of Griffiths, and statistical mechanics out of Greiner next Fall (2021). I am wondering where one would go to self-study quantum electrodynamics from that point on? I know I am getting way ahead of myself, but I like to plan ahead.

Thanks,
MM
 
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The volume "Field Quantization" in the Greiner series, written by Joachim Reinhardt, is an excellent starting point to learn QFT.
 
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