Physics 582

General Field Theory

Fall Semester 2021


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E. Fradkin. "Quantum Field theory: An Integrated Approach". Princeton University Press (Princeton and Oxford, 2021)

Quantum Field Theory

M. E. Peskin and D. V. Schroeder. "An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory", Perseus Books, The Advanced Book Program (Reading, MA).

L.Ryder. ``Quantum Field Theory", Cambridge University Press.

Mark Srednicki, "Quantum Field Theory", Cambridge University Press.

C. Itzykson and J. B. Zuber. "Quantum Field Theory", McGraw-Hill.

J. D. Bjorken and S. Drell. "Relativistic Quantum Fields", McGraw-Hill.

L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifshitz, "The Classical Theory of Fields", Pergamon Press.

R. P. Feynman, "Path Integrals and Quantum Mechanics", McGraw Hill.

G. Parisi, "Statistical Field Theory", Addison Wesley.

J. Zinn-Justin, "Quantum Field Theory and Critical Phenomena", Oxford University Press.

M. Green, J. Schwartz and E. Witten, "Superstring Theory", Cambridge University Press.

J. Polchinski, "String Theory", Cambridge University Press.

S. Coleman, "Aspects of Symmetry", Cambridge University Press.

R. Rajaraman, "Solitons and Instantons", North-Holland.

A. M. Polyakov, "Gauge Fields and Strings", Harwood.

P. Di Francesco, P. Mathieu and D. Senechal, "Conformal Field Theory", Springer-Verlag.

R. Balian and J. Zinn-Justin, "Methods of Field Theory", North-Holland.

L. Schulman, "Techniques and Applications of Path Integration", Wiley.

C. Itzykson and J. Drouffe, "Statistical Field Theory, Cambridge University Press.

P. Ramond, "Field Theory: a Modern Primer", Addison Wesley.

M. Stone, "Lectures on Quantum Field Theory", Springer-Verlag.

S. Weinberg, "The Quantum Theory of Fields" (three volumes), Cambridge University Press.

A. Zee, "Quantum Field Theory, in a nutshell", Princeton University Press.

M. Kaku, "Quantum Field Theory", Oxford University Press.

R. P. Feynman and A. R. Hibbs, "Quantum Mechanics and Path Integrals", McGraw-Hill

Field Theory and Statistical and Condensed Matter Physics

E. Fradkin. "Field Theories of Condensed Matter Systems, 2nd edition", Cambridge University Press, 2013

S. Doniach and E. H. Sondheimer, "Green's's Functions for Solid State Physicists", Imperial College Press.

A. Abrikosov, L. Gorkov and I. Dzyaloshinski. "Methods of Quantum Field Theory in Statistical Physics", Dover.

A. Fetter and J. D. Walecka. "Quantum Theory of Many Particle Systems", McGraw-Hill.

D. Amit. "Field Theory, the Renormalization Group and Critical Phenomena", McGraw-Hill.

R. P. Feynman. "Statistical Mechanics", Addison-Wesley.

L. P. Kadanoff and G. Baym,"Quantum Statistical Mechanics", Addison Wesley.

J. Cardy, "Scaling and Renormalization in Statistical Physics", Cambridge University Press.

D. Pines and P. Nozieres, "The Theory of Quantum Liquids", Addison Wesley-Perseus.

J. Negele and H. Orland, ``Quantum Many Particle Systems", Addison Wesley.

N. Goldenfeld, `` Lectures on Phase Transitions ad the Renormalization Group", Addison Wesley.

P. C. Martin, "Measurements and Correlation Functions", Gordon and Breach.

Last updated 6/13/2021