An Introduction to QED and QCD
by N. J. Evans
Number of pages: 61
The aim of this course is to teach you how to calculate transition amplitudes, cross sections and decay rates, for elementary particles in the highly successful theories of Quantum Electrodynamics (QED) and Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD). Most of our work will be in understanding how to compute in QED.
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by J.M. Campbell, J.W. Huston, W.J. Stirling - arXiv
The authors develop the perturbative framework for the calculation of hard scattering processes. The text provides both a rigorous development of the formalism of hard scattering of quarks and gluons and an intuitive understanding of the physics.
by George Sterman, at al. - CTEQ
The theoretical basis and experimental status of perturbative quantum chromodynamics are presented. Relevant field-theoretic methods are introduced at a nonspecialist level, along with a review of the basic ideas and methods of the parton model.
by Sinya Aoki - arXiv.org
From the table of contents: Intorduction - Nuclear Forces; Phase Shift from Lattice QCD - Luescher's formula in the finite volume; Nuclear Potential from Lattice QCD; Repulsive core and operator product expansion in QCD; Concluding Remarks.
by Gerhard Ecker - arXiv
After a historical review of the emergence of QCD, the basic notions of colour and gauge invariance are introduced. The second lecture is devoted to perturbative QCD. The final two lectures treat various aspects of QCD beyond perturbation theory.