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field theory

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Any theory in which phenomena are interpreted as resulting from the dynamic interplay of elements within a field, especially (in psychology) the theory introduced in 1935 by the...

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field theory

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 89 words.

A theory in which constructs from biology and physics have been borrowed to explain complex psychosocial behaviours and interactions. Field theory takes a holistic and dynamic view of...

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field theory

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Any theory in which phenomena are interpreted as resulting from the dynamic interplay of elements within a field, especially (in psychology) the theory introduced in 1935 by the...

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effective field theory

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Physics

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 149 words.

A *field theory that is an approximation to some more fundamental field theory or *string theory; the appropriate ...

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effective field theory

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 140 words.

A *field theory that is an approximation to some more fundamental field theory or *string theory; the appropriate

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conformal field theory

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Physics

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 39 words.

A field theory that has *conformal invariance. There are important applications of conformal field theory in *string theory and ...

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conformal field theory

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 24 words.

A field theory that has *conformal invariance. There are important applications of conformal field theory in *string

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conformal field theory

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 35 words.

A field theory that has *conformal invariance. There are important applications of conformal field theory in *string

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conformal field theory

Overview page. Subjects: Physics.

A field theory that has conformal invariance. There are important applications of conformal field theory in string theory and statistical mechanics.

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ligand-field theory

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Physics

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 99 words.

An extension of crystal-field theory describing the properties of compounds of transition-metal ions or rare-earth ions in which covalent bonding between the surrounding molecules and the...

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classical field theory

Overview page. Subjects: Physics.

A theory that describes a field in terms of classical physics rather than quantum mechanics. Examples of classical field theories include classical electrodynamics, described by Maxwell's...

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quantum field theory

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 128 words.

A quantum-mechanical theory applied to systems that have an infinite number of degrees of freedom. In quantum field theories, particles

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quantum field theory

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 129 words.

A quantum-mechanical theory applied to systems that have an infinite number of degrees of freedom. In quantum field theories, particles

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Topological field theory

Tom Lancaster and Stephen J. Blundell.

in Quantum Field Theory for the Gifted Amateur

April 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 3349 words.

Topological field theories are discussed and this chapter provides some concrete examples of applications of these ideas by discussing anyons, fractional statistics and Chern–Simons...

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quantum field theory

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Physics

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 131 words.

A quantum-mechanical theory applied to systems that have an infinite number of degrees of freedom. In quantum field theories, particles are represented by fields that have quantized normal...

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classical field theory

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 110 words.

A theory that describes a field in terms of *classical physics rather than *quantum mechanics. Examples of

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classical field theory

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Physics

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 119 words.

A theory that describes a field in terms of *classical physics plus *relativity rather than *quantum mechanics...

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classical field theory

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 112 words.

A theory that describes a field in terms of *classical physics plus *relativity rather than *quantum mechanics

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field theory <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 156 words.

Any theory in which phenomena are interpreted as resulting from the dynamic interplay of elements within a field, especially

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field theory <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 156 words.

Any theory in which phenomena are interpreted as resulting from the dynamic interplay of elements within a *field,

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Crystal Field Theory

Wai-Kee Li, Yu-San Cheung, Kendrew Kin Wah Mak and Thomas Chung Wai Mak.

in Problems in Structural Inorganic Chemistry

October 2012; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Crystallography. 5414 words.

This chapter presents thirty problems covering the subject of crystal field theory, along with the corresponding solutions.

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