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Ross which explains the idea behind quantum fields quite nicely.

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Imagine a particle packed in at all sides by neighbouring particles, Ross states:. To maintain conservation of energy and momentum at every instant, it is suggested that the pushed particle produced a field carrying energy and momentum, some of which is eventually given to the neighbouring particle. A field of energy and momentum. Now those of you studying A-level Physics may be a little troubled by this. Each force is carried by yet more particles called exchange particles. These force-carrier particles are all bosons hence they have the integer spin of 1,2,3….

The strong force is mediated by the gluon while the electromagnetic force is mediated by the photon and the gravitational force is exchanged via the graviton. The greater the mass of the exchange particle the smaller the range of the force hence the force-carrier particles for the weak force are massive since the force has such a tiny range. The weak force exchange particles are the W and Z bosons. It is quantum field theory that allows us to predict if a process occurs in nature, since each interaction is limited to occurring only when certain conditions are met, known as symmetries of a local gauge theory.

Possible Higgs signature generated by the theoretical collision of two protons. A question that puzzled the scientific community is the fact the W and Z bosons in the electroweak theory have a mass while the photon does not.

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## Lectures Elementary Particles Quantum Field Theory - AbeBooks

The basic equations behind the theory indicate all the exchange particles of the electroweak force should be mass-less. So what gives the bosons their mass? The answer came in in the form of the Higgs field. Particles that interact with this field obtain a mass, only not all particles do. Now I am going to stop here before this blog becomes a small essay!

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Though I think that particular boat may have already sailed…. Though I will say this someone stop me typing : you will notice gravity does not appear to play a big part in quantum field theory.

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## Pulling Yourself Up by Your Bootstraps in Quantum Field Theory

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