Accession Number : AD0786643

Title :   Almost Painless Quantum Electrodynamics,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Augenstein,B. W.

Report Date : JAN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : In this paper it is shown how the partial differential equations governing a centrally important segment of relativistic quantum electrodynamics -- namely, radiative corrections introduced by the quantization of the electromagnetic radiation field -- in its simpler aspects can be derived by novel and very elementary means.

Descriptors :   *Quantum theory, *Electrodynamics, Partial differential equations, Wave functions, Theorems

Subject Categories : Quantum Theory and Relativity

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE