The Quantum Theory of Radiation

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Courier Corporation, 1954 - Science - 430 pages
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This introduction to the basic theory is still highly recommended and still in wide use today as both a text and a reference. 37 figures. 13 tables.
 

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Contents

LORENTZ INVARIANCE MOMENTUM AND ENERGY OF THE FIELD
7
FIELD OF A POINT CHARGE AMD EMISSION OF LIGHT
18
4 REACTION OF THE FIELD LINE BEEADTH
25
SCATTERING ABSORPTION
34
QUANTUM THEORY OF THE PURE RADIATION FIELD
54
S A AND RELATED FUNCTIONS
66
COMMUTATION AND UNCERTAINTY RELATIONS OF THE FIELD STRENGTHS
76
THE ELECTRON FIELD AND ITS INTERACTION
104
22 SCATTERING BY FREE ELECTRONS
211
MULTIPLE PROCESSES
224
THE SCATTERING OF Two ELECTRONS
231
BREMSSTRAHLUNQ
242
26 CREATION OP POSITIVE ELECTRONS
256
THE ANNIHILATION or POSITIVE ELECTRONS
268
RADIATIVE CORRECTIONS AMBIGUOUS FEATURES
276
THE SELFENERGY OF THE ELECTRON
293

SECOND QUANTIZATION OF THE ELECTRON FIELD
114
ELECTRONS INTERACTING WITH RADIATION
124
METHODS OF SOLUTION
136
FREE PARTICLES
145
16 GENERAL THEORY OF DAMPING PHENOMENA
163
RADIATION PROCESSES IN FIRST APPROXIMATION
175
THEORY OF THE NATURAL LINE BBEADTH
181
DISPERSION AND RAMAN EFFECT
189
20 RESONANCE FLUORESCENCE
196
21 PHOT0ELECTRIC EFFECT
204
ELECTRON IN AN EXTERNAL FIELD
305
THE ANOMALOUS MAGNETIC MOMENT OF THE ELECTRON
311
CORRECTIONS TO THE COMPTON EFFECT
327
RADIATIVE CORRECTIONS TO BOUND STATES
337
FDBTHEB OUTLOOK
354
PENETRATING POWER OF HIGHENERGY
362
CASCADE SHOWEBS
386
APPENDIX
401
LIST OF REFERENCES
423
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Walter Heitler (1904–81) was a noted Professor of Physics at the University of Zurich who made contributions to quantum electrodynamics and quantum theory.

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