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2.1 Rotations and Intrinsic Spin

2.2 Massless Particles with Spin Zero

2.3 Massless Particles with Spin One

3 Maxwell’s Equations

3.1 Vector and Scalar Potentials

3.2 Gauge Invariance

4 Relativistic Formulation of Electrodynamics

4.1 Lorentz Scalars and Vectors

4.2 Covariant and Contravariant Derivatives

4.3 Lorentz Transformations

4.4 Invariant Form of Maxwell’s Equations

5 The Simplest Classical Field Theory

5.1 The Continuum Limit

5.2 Normal Modes

5.3 Rules of Canonical Quantization

5.4 The Algebra of Boson Operators

5.5 The Classical Limit

6 Classical Field Theory

6.1 The Hamiltonian Formulation

7 The Electromagnetic Lagrangian

7.1 Conservation Laws for Electromagnetic Fields

7.2 Massive Spin-One Particles

8 Symmetry Breaking and Mass Generation

8.1 Symmetry Breaking and Goldstone Bosons

8.2 The Kibble-Higgs Mechanism

9 Quantization of the Electromagnetic Field

9.1 The Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Density

9.2 Quantizing the Normal Modes

9.2.1 The Energy of the Field

9.2.2 The Electromagnetic Field

9.2.3 The Momentum of the Field

9.2.4 The Angular Momentum of the Field

9.3 Uncertainty Relations

9.4 Coherent States

9.4.1 The Phase-Number Uncertainty Relation

9.4.2 Argand Representation of Coherent States

10 Non-Relativistic Quantum Electrodynamics

10.1 Emission and Absorption of Photons

10.1.1 The Emission of Radiation

10.1.2 The Dipole Approximation

10.1.3 Electric Dipole Radiation Selection Rules

10.1.4 Angular Distribution of Dipole Radiation

10.1.5 The Decay Rate from Dipole Transitions

10.1.6 The 2p→1s Electric Dipole Transition Rate

10.1.7 Electric Quadrupole and Magnetic Dipole Transitions

10.1.8 The 3d→1s Electric Quadrupole Transition Rate

10.1.9 Two-photon decay of the 2s state of Hydrogen

10.1.10 The Absorption of Radiation

10.1.11 The Photoelectric Eﬀect

10.1.12 Impossibility of absorption of photons by free-electrons

10.2 Scattering of Light

10.2.1 Rayleigh Scattering

10.2.2 Thomson Scattering

10.2.3 Raman Scattering

10.2.4 Radiation Damping and Resonance Fluorescence

10.2.5 Natural Line-Widths

10.3 Renormalization

10.3.1 The Casimir Eﬀect

10.3.2 The Lamb Shift

10.3.3 The Self-Energy of a Free Electron

10.3.4 The Self-Energy of a Bound Electron

10.3.5 Brehmstrahlung

11 The Dirac Equation

11.1 Conservation of Probability

11.2 Covariant Form of the Dirac Equation

11.3 The Field Free Solution

11.4 Coupling to Fields

11.4.1 Mott Scattering

11.4.2 Maxwell’s Equations

11.4.3 The Gordon Decomposition

11.5 Lorentz Covariance of the Dirac Equation

11.5.2 Polarization in Mott Scattering

11.6 The Non-Relativistic Limit

11.7 Conservation of Angular Momentum

11.8 Conservation of Parity

11.9 Bi-linear Covariants

11.10 The Spherically Symmetric Dirac Equation

11.10.1 The Hydrogen Atom

11.10.2 Lowest-Order Radial Wavefunctions

11.10.3 The Relativistic Corrections for Hydrogen

11.10.4 The Kinematic Correction

11.10.5 Spin-Orbit Coupling

11.10.6 The Darwin Term

11.10.7 The Fine Structure of Hydrogen

11.10.8 A Particle in a Spherical Square Well

11.10.9 The MIT Bag Model

11.10.10 The Temple Meson Model

11.11 Scattering by a Spherically Symmetric Potential

11.11.1 Polarization in Coulomb Scattering

11.11.2 Partial Wave Analysis

11.12 An Electron in a Uniform Magnetic Field

11.14 The Limit of Zero Mass

11.15 Classical Dirac Field Theory

11.15.1 Chiral Gauge Symmetry

11.16 Hole Theory

11.16.1 Compton Scattering

11.16.2 Charge Conjugation

12 The Many-Particle Dirac Field

12.1 The Algebra of Fermion Operators

12.2 Quantizing the Dirac Field

12.3 Parity, Charge and Time Reversal Invariance

12.3.1 Parity

12.3.2 Charge Conjugation

12.3.3 Time Reversal

12.3.4 The CPT Theorem

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