PHYS-702 / 4 credits

Teacher: Rattazzi Riccardo

Language: English

Remark: Next time: Fall


Frequency

Every year

Summary

The course builds on the two previous courses on the subject. The main subject is the study of quantum field theories at the loop level. The course introduces the concept of loop divergences and renormalization. Non abelian gauge theories are also discussed in depth.

Content

Keywords

Path integral formalism, divergences renormalization, Gauge theories

Renormalization group, Anomalies

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Quantum mechanics 1,2 - Quantum Field theory 1,2

 

Recommended courses

Conformal Field theory and gravity

Gauge theories and the Standard Model

Expected student activities

Study a quantum field theory at quantum level.

Understanding and interpreting loop effects in a quantum field theory.

Performing loop calculations in gauge theories.

Resources

Bibliography

An introduction to Quantum Field Theory, by Peskin and Schroeder

The quantum theory of Fields, Vol 1,2 by Weinberg

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

  • Exam form: Multiple (session free)
  • Subject examined: Advanced Quantum Field Theory
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 28 Hour(s)

Reference week

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8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
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19-20     
20-21     
21-22