quantum electrodynamics, self-energy, Lamb shift, theory, emission
The theory of radiative processes in quantum theory is formulated on the basis of self-energy, in analogy to classical radiation theory, and is explicitly carried out for the calculation of the Lamb shift and spontaneous emission.
Original Publication Citation
Quantum electrodynamics based on self-energy: Lamb shift and spontaneous emission without field quantization. A. O. Barut and J. F. Van Huele. Phys. Rev. A 32, 3187 (1985).
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Barut, A. O. and Van Huele, Jean F., "Quantum Electrodynamics Based on Self-energy: Lamb Shift and Spontaneous Emission Without Field Quantization" (1985). Faculty Publications. 1851.
American Physical Society
Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Physics and Astronomy
© 1985 American Physical Society. This article is the Version of Record published by the American Physical Society in Physical Review A in 1985, available online at https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.32.3187
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