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Introduction to Effective Field Theory

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Introduction to Effective Field Theory
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 55

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This review summarizes Effective Field Theory techniques, which are the modern theoretical tools for exploiting the existence of hierarchies of scale in a physical problem. The general theoretical framework is described, and explicitly evaluated for a simple model. Power-counting results are illustrated for a few cases of practical interest, and several applications to Quantum Electrodynamics are described.

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