PHY552 Quantum Field Theory II

General Information

Lecturer: Prof. Massimiliano Grazzini (Y36 K76)
Assistants:

Jorrit Bosma (HIT K31.4)

Simone Devoto (Y36 K36)

Marius Hofer (Y36 K30)

Julie Page (Y36 J42)

Module Code: PHY552, 402-0844-00L
ECTS Credits: 10

Description

  • Path Integral formulation of QM
  • Path Integral formulation of QFT
  • Non-Abelian Gauge Theories
  • Path Integral formulation of gauge theories
  • Symmetries and the Effective Action
  • The Renormalization Group
  • Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking

Announcements

  • No tutorial on Wednesday 20.2 and Friday 22.2

Timetable

Lectures

Monday 13:45 - 15:30 in HCI J7

Friday 10:45 - 11:30 in HCI J3

Exercises

Group Time   Room
1 Wednesday: 8:45 - 10:30   HIT J 52
2 Friday: 8:45 - 10:30  

HCI J3

3 Friday: 8:45 - 10:30  

HCI J8

Exercises

Text Given on To hand by
Series 1 (PDF, 208 KB) 18.02.2019

25.02.2019

Series 2 (PDF, 188 KB) 25.02.2019

04.03.2019

Series 3 (PDF, 175 KB) 04.03.2019

11.03.2019

Series 4 (PDF, 186 KB) 11.03.2019

18.03.2019

Series 5 (PDF, 177 KB) 18.03.2019

25.03.2019

Series 6 (PDF, 128 KB) 25.03.2019

01.04.2019

Series 7 (PDF, 145 KB)

01.04.2019

08.04.2019

Series 8 (PDF, 102 KB)

08.04.2019

15.04.2019

Suggested References

  • M. E. Peskin, D. V. Schroeder, "An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory", Westview Press (1995)
  • S. Pokorski, "Gauge Field Theories" (2nd Edition), Cambridge Univ. Press (2000)
  • M. Schwartz, "Quantum Field Theory and the Standard Model", Cambridge Univ. Press (2014)
  • P. Ramond, "Field Theory: A Modern Primer" (2nd Edition), Westview Press (1990)
  • S. Weinberg, "The quantum theory of fields", vol. I and II, Cambridge Univ. Press (1995)
  • J. Zinn-Justin, "Quantum Field Theory and Critical Phenomena", Oxford Science Pub. (1996)