Title: The magic of Feyman's QED
Time: Thursday, November 8th, 4 pm
MPQ lecture hall B 0.32
For a long time, and even after the Feynman diagrams and rules were publicly known, Feynman's approach to quantum electrodynamics remained largely private. For this reason, its stupendous efficiency sounded like magic to most of his contemporaries. The purpose of this essay is to bring out the hidden contrivances of this magic.