**Lecture 1 (October 25, 2006 @ 10-12 in FB54):**Tensor notation. Casimir operators. The Poincaré group. Irreducible representations of particles.

*Literature:*Capri pp. 3-6 (or Ynduráin pp. 1-22, 109-123 or maybe Gross pp. 55, 593-597)**Lecture 2 (November 3, 2006 @ 10-12 in FB54):**The Klein-Gordon equation.

*Literature:*Capri pp. 8-22 (or Gross pp. 89-118 or Ynduráin pp. 23-34)**Lecture 3 (November 6, 2006 @ 10-12 in FB54):**The Dirac equation.

*Literature:*Capri pp. 24-52 (or Gross pp. 119-157, 159-162 or Ynduráin pp. 35-62, 64-66)**Lecture 4 (November 8, 2006 @ 10-12 in FB54):**The structure of Dirac particles. The Dirac equation: central potentials.

*Literature:*Capri pp. 54-74 (or Gross pp. 163-184 or Ynduráin pp. 67-88)**Lecture 5 (November 15, 2006 @ 10-12 in FB54):**The Weyl equation. The Dirac equation with geometric algebra.

*Literature:*Capri pp. 75-77 (or Greiner pp. 333-345 or Gross pp. 157-159 or Ynduráin pp. 62-64), Doran & Lasenby pp. 281-288**Lecture 6 (November 20, 2006 @ 10-12 in FB54):**Maxwell's equations and quantization of the electromagnetic field.

*Literature:*Ynduráin pp. 159-169, 189-193, 204-210 (or Gross pp. 28-56)**Lecture 7 (November 22, 2006 @ 10-12 in FB54):**Introduction to Yang-Mills theory.

*Literature:*Peskin & Schroeder pp. 481-504 (or Gross pp. 415-427)**Lecture 8 (November 29, 2006 @ 10-12 in FD51):**Introduction to quantum field theory.

*Literature:*Ynduráin pp. 210-221 (or Gross pp. 187-194)**Lecture 9 (December 6, 2006 @ 10-12 in FD51):**Neutral and charged Klein-Gordon fields.

*Literature:*Capri pp. 80-111 (or Gross pp. 194-197 or Peskin & Schroeder pp. 13-34 or Ynduráin pp. 193-198)**Lecture 10 (January 23, 2007 @ 13-15 in FB54):**The Dirac field. The Majorana field.

*Literature:*Capri pp. 112-141 (or Gross pp. 198-201 or Peskin & Schroeder pp. 35-76 or Ynduráin pp. 198-203)**Lecture 11 (January 30, 2007 @ 13-15 in FB54):**Asymptotic fields: LSZ (Lehmann-Symanzik-Zimmermann) formulation.

*Literature:*Capri pp. 143-151, Peskin & Schroeder pp. 222-230**Lecture 12 (February 6, 2007 @ 13-15 in FB55):**Perturbation theory.

*Literature:*Capri pp. 153-176 (or maybe Gross pp. 57-87)**Lecture 13 (February 13, 2007 @ 13-15 in FB55):**Introduction to quantum electrodynamics. Interacting fields and Feynman diagrams.

*Literature:*Ynduráin pp. 222-223, Peskin & Schroeder pp. 77-130 (or maybe Gross pp. 238-286)**Lecture 14 (February 20, 2007 @ 13-15 in FD51):**Elementary processes of quantum electrodynamics.

*Literature:*Peskin & Schroeder pp. 131-174 (or maybe Gross pp. 287-318 or maybe Ynduráin pp. 229-265)**Lecture 15 (February 27, 2007 @ 13-15 in FB54):**Introduction to radiative corrections.

*Literature:*Peskin & Schroeder pp. 175-210 (or maybe Gross pp. 319-372 or maybe Ynduráin pp. 267-290)

- Capri:
*Relativistic Quantum Mechanics and Introduction to Quantum Field Theory*, World Scientific (2002). - Doran & Lasenby:
*Geometric Algebra for Physicists*, Cambridge (2003). - Greiner: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics - Wave Equations, Springer (2000).
- Gross:
*Relativistic Quantum Mechanics and Field Theory*, Wiley (1993). - Mickelsson, Ohlsson & Snellman:
*Relativity Theory*, KTH (2005). - Peskin & Schroeder:
*Introduction to Quantum Field Theory*, Westview (1995). - Ynduráin:
*Relativistic Quantum Mechanics and Introduction to Field Theory*, Springer (1996).

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