87960 - QUANTUM FIELD THEORY 2

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2020/2021

Learning outcomes

The student will become acquainted with perturbation theory for interacting quantum fields and collision theory. In particular, he/she will have a basic knowledge of radiative corrections and vacuum polarization through the use of Feynman diagrams.

Course contents

* Generating functionals

* The S-matrix

* Feynman Rules

* Gauge theories

* Radiative corrections

Readings/Bibliography

Quantum Field Theory - Peskin and Schroder

Teaching methods

Lectures at the blackboard

Assessment methods

Written and oral exam

Teaching tools

iol

Office hours

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