Corrections to  Second Edition, 3rd revision (Sept 2018)   of

Student Friendly Quantum Field Theory

 

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Significant Corrections (may impact learning process)

 

 

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213c

7

Aug 13, 2019

Problem 2: Add the sentence “It can help if you use α and β as dummy indices in (7-8) instead of μ and ν.”

 

256 et al

9

April 22, 2019

See some corrections to Chap. 9 at Chap 9 Corrections

王旺生

Wangsheng Hunan

275, 276, 282, 283

10

Sept 20, 2018

See Chap 10 corrections which gives a page you can print, then cut and paste corrections into the text. The changes to Wholeness Chart 10-2 may not be so relevant to QFT newcomers, as that chart is only recommended for veterans of the subject.

Ezequiel Lozano

283

10

Sept 3, 2019

This change is for a section of the book I recommended new students of QFT avoid for now. See Change to multiparticle creation operator

Francesc Mir

329

13

April 4, 2019

This is not a correction, but a note of interest.

The first direct, experimental evidence for light-by-light scattering was found at CERN and reported in early 2019. See https://phys.org/news/2019-03-atlas.html

 

352

14

Sept 20, 2018

Fig. 14-5. A computer/printing glitch (original file is correct and so are prior versions of the text). At the top of the figure, “Fig. 1o-1” should be “Fig. 14-1”.

 

 

 

 

 

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Minor Corrections (should not impact learning process)

 

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June 5, 2019

Acknowledgements for 2nd edition: Michael Heiss is listed twice.

 

108

4

Sept 20, 2018

Footnote: “article” should have an “s” on the end.

 

184

7

Nov 2, 2018

2nd line after (7-6): delete the period between “e” and “j”.

 

219

8

Sept 20, 2018

Title in top margin should have “(1)” as superscript.

 

285c

10

Nov 2, 2018

Section 10.13.3, 1st line: change underline between “group” and “at” to a space.

 

285c

10

Sept 20, 2018

Footnote 7: Insert quote mark after “Experiment”.

 

308

12

Sept 20, 2018

(12-10) last line and (12-11): Underbracket phrase “self energy” should have hyphen between “self” and “energy”.

 

412

16

Sept 20, 2018

(16-38): Computer/printing glitch (correct in prior versions of text). Backward part of first parenthesis should be forward facing.

 

500

18

June 7, 2019

Eq. (18-35), 1st row: delete extra + sign in exponent

 

507

18

June 7, 2019

Wholeness Chart 18-4, Part 2, row headed “Operators”, last column: instead of “t”, should be “(and rarely) x,y,z,t

 

 

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