QED

QED

The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

Book - 2006
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Princeton University Press

Celebrated for his brilliantly quirky insights into the physical world, Nobel laureate Richard Feynman also possessed an extraordinary talent for explaining difficult concepts to the general public. Here Feynman provides a classic and definitive introduction to QED (namely, quantum electrodynamics), that part of quantum field theory describing the interactions of light with charged particles. Using everyday language, spatial concepts, visualizations, and his renowned "Feynman diagrams" instead of advanced mathematics, Feynman clearly and humorously communicates both the substance and spirit of QED to the layperson. A. Zee's introduction places Feynman's book and his seminal contribution to QED in historical context and further highlights Feynman's uniquely appealing and illuminating style.



Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2006
Edition: Expanded Princeton Science Library ed
ISBN: 9780691125756
0691125759
9780691127170
0691127174
Characteristics: xxiv, 158 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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Apr 09, 2015

Very clearly written, with many annotated diagrams that help explain the subject.

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SydneyMorris
May 18, 2011

Excellent - easy read

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