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Quantum Field Theory

Course code: SI2410
7.5 credits

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Course aim:
After completion of the course you should be able to:
  • use functional integrals and perturbation theory in quantum field theory,
  • apply renormalization and regularization with quantum field theory,
  • have knowledge about gauge theories as well as quantum electrodynamics and quantum chromodynamics,
  • know spontaneously broken gauge theories as BCS theory and the Higgs model.
The course is examined through hand in assignments (INL1, 4.5 credits) and oral presentation during the seminars (TEN1, 3 credits).

Course literature:
  • An Introduction To Quantum Field Theory, M.E. Peskin and D.V. Schröder.
Recommended reading:
  • Quantum Field Theory, L.S. Brown.
  • Quantum Field Theory, F. Mandl and G. Shaw.
Coordinator and examiner: Mattias Blennow

Last updated: Aug 19, 2014