## The Quantum Theory of Radiation |

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### Contents

GENERAL THEOEY OF THE INTERACTION OF LIGHT WITH PARTICLES 91 | 1 |

LORENTZ INVARIANCE MOMENTUM AND ENERGY OF THE FIELD | 8 |

FIELD OF A POINT CHARGE AND EMISSION OF LIGHT | 19 |

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4-dimensional 4-vector absorption according amplitudes angle annihilation assume atom average value Bremsstrahlung calculated charge classical theory collisions commutation relations component Compton scattering consider Coulomb cross-section denotes density direction of polarization electrodynamics emission of light emitted energy and momentum energy loss external field formula free electron frequency given gives Hamiltonian high energies insert integral interaction intermediate Klein-Nishina formula light quantum light wave line breadth longitudinal waves Lorentz transformation matrix elements measurement motion negative electron negative energy non-relativistic nucleus number of light obtain order of magnitude pair pair production Phys plane waves point-charge positive electron primary Proc quantities quantization quantum electrodynamics quantum mechanics quantum theory radiation field radiation oscillators region relativistic represents retarded right-hand side satisfy scalar scattering second term self-energy self-force subsection summation tensor test body tion transition probability transverse transverse waves uncertainty relation vanishes vector potential velocity wave equation wave-length y-rays zero