In these classic lectures, Feynman analyses the theoretical questions related to electron and photon interactions at high energies. These lectures are based on a special topics course taught by Feynman at Caltech in 1971 and 1972. The material is dealt with on an advanced level and includes discussions of vector meson dominance and deep inelastic scattering. The possible consequences of the parton model are also analyzed.
Table of Contents
* Editors Foreword Richard P. Feynman * 15 General Theoretical Background * 68 Low Energy Photon Reactions * 810 Quark Model of Resonances * 1112 Pseudoscalar Meson Photoproduction, High Energy * 1314 t-Channel Exchange Phenomena * 1421 Vector Mesons and Vector Meson Dominance Hypothesis * 2224 Electromagnetic Form Factors * 2526 Electron-Proton Scattering. Deep Inelastic Region * 2633 Parton Model * 3435 Tests of the Parton Model * 3637 Inelastic Scattering As Properties of Operators * 38 Light Cone Algebra * 3941 Properties of Commutators in Momentum Space * 4247 Electromagnetic Self Energy * 4849 Other Two-Current Effects * 5051 Hypothesis in the Parton Model * 5254 Hadron-Hadron Collisions at Extreme Energies * 55 Final Hadronic States in Deep Inelastic Scattering * 5657 Partons as Quarks
Richard P Feynman