Chapter 4. Path Integral Quantization

  1. Mike Guidry

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617357.ch4

Gauge Field Theories: An Introduction with Applications

Gauge Field Theories: An Introduction with Applications

How to Cite

Guidry, M. (2007) Path Integral Quantization, in Gauge Field Theories: An Introduction with Applications, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617357.ch4

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:

  • canonical quantization;
  • integral method;
  • Hamiltonian operator;
  • quantum-mechanical operators;
  • factor

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Nonrelativistic Path Integral

  • Path Integral for Field Theory

  • Evaluation of Path Integrals

  • Feynman Diagrams

  • Grassmann Variables

  • Fermions in the Path Integral

  • Ghost Fields

  • Background and Further Reading