Quantum Field Theory
Mon 14-16 & Fri 12-14, SR 268
October 12, 16; 19, 23; 26, 30;
November 02, 05; 09, 13; 16, 20; 23, 27; 30,
December 04; 07, 11; 14, 18; 21,
January 08; 11, 15; 18, 22; 25, 29;
February 01,
29 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