Quantum Field Theory
Mon 14-16 & Fri 12-14, SR 268
October 21, 25; 28,
November 01; 04, 08; 11, 15; 18, 22; 23, 29;
December 02, 06; 09, 13; 16, 20;
January 06, 10; 13, 17; 20, 24; 27, 31;
26 x 90 mins of lectures
this includes 6 exercise sessions
Plan:
00) Introduction (why QFT? classical fields)
01) Canonical quantization: free fields
02) Canonical quantization: interactions
03) Renormalization
04) Quantization of gauge fields
Literature:
M.E. Peskin/D.V. Schroeder: An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory, Addison-Wesley 1995
L.H. Ryder: Quantum Field Theory, Second edition, CUP 1996
B. Hatfield: Quantum Field Theory of Point Particles and Strings, Addison-Wesley 1992
S. Weinberg: The Quantum Theory of Fields, Vol.I: Foundations, CUP 1995
M. Srednicki: Quantum Field Theory, CUP 2007