The Quantum Theory of Radiation

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Courier Corporation, 1984 - Science - 430 pages
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

3 FIELD of A PoſNT CHARGE AND EMIssion of LIGHT
3
33 Corrections to THE CoMProN EFFECT 327
4
4 REACTION of THE FIELD LINE BREADTH
25
5 ScATTERING ABsoBPTION
34
QUANTUM THEORY OF THE PURE RADIATION FIELD
54
9 CoMMUTATION AND UNCERTAINTY RELATIONs of THE FIELD STRENGTHs
76
THE EILECTRON FIELD AND ITS INTERACTION
104
SEcond QUANTIZATION of THE ELECTRoN FIELD
114
23 MULTIPLE PRocesses
224
24 THE SCATTERING of Two ELECTRONs
231
25 BREMSSTRAHLUNG
242
26 CREATION of PosſTIVE ELECTRONs
256
27 THE ANNIHILATION of PosLTIVE ELECTRoNs
268
RADIATIVE CORRECTIONS AMBIGUOUS FEATURES
276
29 THE SELFENERGY of THE ELECTRON
293
30 ELECTRON IN AN ExTERNAL FIELD
305

ELECTRONs INTERACTING witH RADIATION
124
METHODS OF SOLUTION
136
FREE PARTICLEs
145
W RADIATION PROCESSES IN FIRST APPROxIMATION
175
18 THEORY of THE NATURAL LINE BREADTH
181
19 DISPERSION AND RAMAN EFFECT
189
20 REsoNANCE FLUoREscENCE
196
21 PHoToELECTRIC EFFECT
204
22 SCATTERING BY FREE ELECTRONs
211
31 THE ANoMALous MAGNETIC MoMENT OF THE ELECTRON
311
32 WACUUM Polarization
323
34 RADIATIVE CoRRECTIONs to Bound STATEs
337
35 FURTHER OUTLook
354
PENETRATING PoW ER OF HIGHENERGY
362
38 CAscADE ShowFRs
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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