PHYS-432 / 6 credits

Teacher: Bellazzini Brando

Language: English


Summary

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

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Classical Electrodynamics, Quantum Field Theory I, Quantum Mechanics I and II, Analytical Mechanics, Mathematical Physics

Recommended courses

Quantum Mechanics III and IV, General Relativity, Cosmology

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 45 minute preparation

Resources

Bibliography

Ressources en bibliothèque

Websites

Moodle Link

Prerequisite for

Prerequisite for Theoretical Physics

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Oral (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Quantum field theory II
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Oral (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Quantum field theory II
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Oral (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Quantum field theory II
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Oral (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Quantum field theory II
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9    BSP727
9-10    
10-11    BSP727
11-12     
12-13     
13-14   CO120 
14-15    
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Thursday, 13h - 15h: Exercise, TP CO120

Friday, 8h - 10h: Lecture BSP727

Friday, 10h - 11h: Lecture BSP727