87971 - ADVANCED QUANTUM FIELD THEORY

Scheda insegnamento

Anno Accademico 2021/2022

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

At the end of this course the student will learn advanced tools of relativistic quantum field theory and general relativity, with applications to: the gauge theories of the electro-weak and strong interactions; quantum field theory in curved space-times and Hawking radiation in black holes.

Contenuti

Part I : Advanced Quantum Field Theory (F. Bastianelli)


Quantization of non-abelian gauge theories.

Faddeev-Popov method and BRST symmetry.

Beta function at one-loop

Background field method.

Chiral gauge theories and anomalies.


Part II: Quantum Field in Curved Space and Black Holes (R. Balbinot)

Quantization in curved space time

Bogoliubov transformation

Quantum fields in Schwarzshild space time

Hawking effect

Vacuum states in Schwarzshild space time

Unruh effect

Testi/Bibliografia

Part I : 

M.A. Srednicki, "Quantum Field Theory" (CUP, 2007)

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Part II :

N.D. Birrel and P.C.W. Davies : Quantum Fields in Curved Space ( Cambridge University Press)


A. Fabbri and J. Navarro Salas : Modeling Black Hole Evaporation ( Imperial College Press )

Metodi didattici

Lectures

Modalità di verifica e valutazione dell'apprendimento

Oral examination

Orario di ricevimento

Consulta il sito web di Roberto Balbinot

Consulta il sito web di Fiorenzo Bastianelli