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Quantum electrodynamics (qed), quantum field theory of the interactions of charged particles with the electromagnetic field it describes mathematically not only all interactions of light with matter but also those of charged particles with one another. Quantum electrodynamics, commonly referred to as qed, is a quantum field theory of the electromagnetic force taking the example of the force between two electrons, the classical theory of electromagnetism would describe it as arising from the electric field produced by each electron at the position of the other.
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