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QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

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  • Qed: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter (Princeton University Press) – Trade paperback (2006)
    by Richard Phillips Feynman, PH.D., A Zee (Introduction by)

    Qed: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

    Trade paperback, Princeton University Press
    2006
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    158 pages

    ISBN: 0691125759
    ISBN-13: 9780691125756

    Celebrated for his brilliantly quirky insights into the physical world, Nobel laureate Richard Feynman also possessed an extraordinary talent for explaining difficult concepts to the general public. Here Feynman provides a classic and definitive introduction to QED (namely, quantum electrodynamics), that part of quantum field theory describing the interactions of light with charged particles. Using everyday language, spatial concepts, visualizations, and his renowned "Feynman diagrams" instead of advanced mathematics, ... Show more

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Reviews of QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

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William  R

A Consumate Explainer

by William R on Dec 22, 2011

Richard Feynman's success as a scientist consisted of many accomplishments, not the least of which is to express his thoughts in lucid and efficient prose. For anyone interested in understanding how photons interact with electrons, this is must reading.

Allen G

A pleasant, easy explanation

by Allen G on Sep 22, 2011

An almost conversational discussion of one of the most difficult problems in physics and the nature of matter.

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