Chapter 6. Weak and Electromagnetic Interactions

  1. Mike Guidry

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617357.ch6

Gauge Field Theories: An Introduction with Applications

Gauge Field Theories: An Introduction with Applications

How to Cite

Guidry, M. (2007) Weak and Electromagnetic Interactions, in Gauge Field Theories: An Introduction with Applications, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617357.ch6

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:

  • photon;
  • electromagnetic interactions;
  • electron;
  • generations of leptons;
  • strong interactions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • QED: Prototype Quantum Field Theory

  • Phenomenology of the Weak Interactions

  • Problems with the Fermi Phenomenology

  • Renormalization in QED

  • Renormalization and Weak Interactions

  • Background and Further Reading