Spring 2023 Physics GR6047 section 001

QUANTUM FIELD THEORY I

Call Number 13690
Day & Time
Location
TR 11:40am-12:55pm
327 Seeley W. Mudd Building
Points 4.5
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Frederik Denef
Type LECTURE
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description Lagrangian density formalism of Lorentz scalar, Dirac and Weyl spinor, and vector gauge fields. Action variations, symmetries, conservation laws. Canonical quantization, Fock space. Interacting local fields, temporal evolution. Wicks theorem, propagators, and vertex functions, Feynman rules and diagrams. Scattering S matrix examples with tree level amplitudes. Path quantization. 1-loop intro to renormalization.
Web Site Vergil
Department Physics
Enrollment 23 students (30 max) as of 10:06AM Saturday, July 20, 2024
Subject Physics
Number GR6047
Section 001
Division Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Open To Engineering:Graduate, GSAS
Campus Morningside
Section key 20231PHYS6047G001