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New Aspects of Quantum Electrodynamics


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Akitomo Tachibana
    Pages 1-63
  3. Akitomo Tachibana
    Pages 65-94
  4. Akitomo Tachibana
    Pages 95-142
  5. Akitomo Tachibana
    Pages 143-186
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 187-189

About this book


This book presents new aspects of quantum electrodynamics (QED), a quantum theory of photons with electrons, from basic physics to physical chemistry with mathematical rigor. Topics covered include spin dynamics, chemical reactivity, the dual Cauchy problem, and more. Readers interested in modern applications of quantum field theory in nano-, bio-, and open systems will enjoy learning how the up-to-date quantum theory of radiation with matter works in the world of QED. In particular, chemical ideas restricted now to nonrelativistic quantum theory are shown to be unified and extended to relativistic quantum field theory that is basic to particle physics and cosmology: realization of the new-generation quantum theory. Readers are assumed to have a background equivalent to an undergraduate student's elementary knowledge in electromagnetism, quantum mechanics, chemistry, and mathematics. 


Spin torque Kinetic energy density Chemical bond Thermalization Space–time resolved simulation

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Micro EngineeringKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

About the authors

Akitomo TACHIBANA, Professor

Department of Micro Engineering, Kyoto University

Editorial board: Journal of Mathematical Chemistry, since 1991 to date

Chair: International symposium: New Generation Quantum Theory -Particle Physics, Cosmology, and Chemistry-, March 7-9, 2016, Kyoto University, Main (Yoshida) Campus, Kyoto, Japan, Co-host: Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University

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