Chapter 8. Dynamics of Interacting Fields

  1. Kerson Huang

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617371.ch8

Quantum Field Theory: From Operators to Path Integrals

Quantum Field Theory: From Operators to Path Integrals

How to Cite

Huang, K. (2007) Dynamics of Interacting Fields, in Quantum Field Theory: From Operators to Path Integrals, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617371.ch8

Author Information

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 21 AUG 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471141204

Online ISBN: 9783527617371

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Keywords:

  • matrix element;
  • Heisenberg picture;
  • equation of motion;
  • interaction-picture operators;
  • Schrödinger equation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Time Evolution

  • Interaction Picture

  • Adiabatic Switching

  • Correlation Functions in the Interaction Picture

  • S Matrix and Scattering

  • Scattering Cross Section

  • Potential Scattering

  • Adiabatic Theorem