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I'd like to learn QFT on my own, what's the best text for that? Srednicki's? what do people think of QFT demystifyed?
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QFT, or quantum field theory, is a theoretical framework that combines the principles of quantum mechanics and special relativity to describe the behavior of subatomic particles and their interactions.
Self-study allows individuals to learn at their own pace and focus on areas that they find most challenging. It also encourages independent thinking and problem-solving skills, which are crucial for understanding the complex concepts of QFT.
Some popular texts for self-study of QFT include "Quantum Field Theory for the Gifted Amateur" by Tom Lancaster and Stephen J. Blundell, "Quantum Field Theory in a Nutshell" by A. Zee, and "An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory" by Michael E. Peskin and Daniel V. Schroeder.
A solid understanding of classical mechanics, electromagnetism, and quantum mechanics is crucial for studying QFT. Additionally, knowledge of linear algebra, group theory, and special relativity can be helpful.
Yes, QFT is considered a difficult subject to learn due to its abstract and mathematical nature. It requires a strong foundation in physics and mathematics, as well as dedication and perseverance to fully understand its concepts and applications.