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By Richard D. Mattuck

Magnificent advent for non-specialists to special zone of contemporary physics. significant concepts—Feynman diagrams, quasi debris, Fermi platforms at finite temperature, superconductivity, vacuum amplitude, extra. additionally Dyson’s equation, ladder approximation, a lot else. routines. moment (1974) variation. ''...a nice pride to read.''—Physics this present day.

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49) Tb en~fort', we obtain K(~/·ll; ", ,· t,) = /<'-' N =1 E (-r= tJ!

34) The co nstant C is given by C = fn¢D¢·exIf. 35) where K is a constant with dimension of mass. which we put to have the correct dimension for ¢. Of course the physical resuh s hould be independent of K. ',K Jd 4X (;j;! ~! - (V-,:ii)' -"I~. p ! Ihtl>.. 39) L, ~ Jd'

So here we study the Higgs model instead. 79) where (580) ms == (2 I a I )'h X(x) is massless field. 80). ) is invariant by the change of Xex), accordingly X(x) is massless field (l\'amhu-Goldstone boson). In the presence of electromagnetic field. however. 82) the Lagrangian is expressed entirely in terms of TJ(x) and A ,,'(x) and X(x) field disappears. 84) The gauge field A I" acquires the mass mv. This mechanism. that the massless vector field becomes massive in terms of the spontaneous symmetry breaking.

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