PHYS-431 / 5 credits

Teacher: Rattazzi Riccardo

Language: English


Summary

The goal of the course is to introduce relativistic quantum field theory as the conceptual and mathematical framework describing fundamental interactions.

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Classical Electrodynamics, Quantum Mechanics I and II, Analytical Mechanics

Recommended courses

Mathematical Physics warmly recommmended

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Expound the theory and its phenomenological consequences
  • Formalize and solve the problems

Transversal skills

  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra and exercises in class

Assessment methods

Exam: oral, consisting of one theoretical question and one exercise, picked randomly and for which the candidate is allowed a 30 minute preparation

Prerequisite for

Recommended  for Theoretical Physics and for Particle Physics

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Quantum field theory I
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Quantum field theory I
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Quantum field theory I
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Quantum field theory I
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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