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Introduction to Effective Field Theories

  title={Introduction to Effective Field Theories},
  author={Aneesh V. Manohar},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology},
  • A. Manohar
  • Published 16 April 2018
  • Physics, Education
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology
Lecture notes from the 2017 Les Houches Summer School on Effective Field Theories. The lectures covered introductory material on EFTs as used in high energy physics to compute experimentally observable quantities. Other lectures at the school covered a wide range of applications in greater depth. 
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