Chapter 1. Relativistic Wave Equations

  1. Mike Guidry

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617357.ch1

Gauge Field Theories: An Introduction with Applications

Gauge Field Theories: An Introduction with Applications

How to Cite

Guidry, M. (2007) Relativistic Wave Equations, in Gauge Field Theories: An Introduction with Applications, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617357.ch1

Author Information

  1. Department of Physics University of Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 28 OCT 1991

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471631170

Online ISBN: 9783527617357

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Keywords:

  • spacetime;
  • Schrödinger equation;
  • special relativistic wave;
  • Klein-Gordon equations;
  • single-particle wave

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Special Relativity and Spacetime

  • Contravariant and Covariant Vectors

  • Lorentz Transformations

  • Klein-Gordon Equation

  • Dirac Equation

  • Prescriptions for Negative-Energy States

  • Feynman Diagrams

  • Loops, Trees, and Infinities

  • Background and Further Reading