University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Phys 8011.001

Quantum Field Theory I

Session: Spring 2017 (1/17-5/05)
Instructor: Tony Gherghetta (e-mail: tgher @ umn.edu)
Time: 1115 TTh
Location: Physics & Nanotechnology 120

Second quantization of relativistic wave equations: canonical quantization of the free scalar and Dirac fields. Fields in interaction: interaction picture. Quantum electrodynamics: quantization of the electromagnetic field, propagators and Feynman rules, tree-level processes. Higher-order processes and renormalization.

prereq: 8001 or instr consent

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