Chapter 5. Renormalization Group

  1. Prof. Paul H. Frampton

Published Online: 7 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527623358.ch5

Gauge Field Theories, Third Edition

Gauge Field Theories, Third Edition

How to Cite

Frampton, P. H. (2008) Renormalization Group, in Gauge Field Theories, Third Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527623358.ch5

Author Information

  1. University of North Carolina, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Chapel Hill, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 13 AUG 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408351

Online ISBN: 9783527623358



  • gauge field theories;
  • renormalization group;
  • QCD asymptotic freedom;
  • grand unification;
  • scaling violations


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Renormalization Group Equations

  • QCD Asymptotic Freedom

  • Grand Uni.cation

  • Scaling Violations

  • Background Field Method

  • Summary