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Quantum Field Theory books

  1. Mar 24, 2009 #1
    What are some good books for non physicists on quantum field theory?
     
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  3. Mar 25, 2009 #2

    Fredrik

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    I don't think there are any. There are some books about the particles that the QFTs describe, but not about the actual field theories. The only one I know is good is "QED: The strange theory of light and matter" by Richard Feynman. QED is the quantum field theory of electrons, positrons, photons and their interactions, but he doesn't talk about the fields at all. It's still a very good book that gives you a pretty good idea about how the world actually behaves.
     
  4. Mar 25, 2009 #3

    George Jones

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  5. Mar 26, 2009 #4

    xristy

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    Bruce Schumm's "Deep Down Things" is really quite good at giving a feel for the mathematical concepts involved in QFT and the Standard Model for the non-physicist.
     
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