PHYS-7147: QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
Time: TR 1:30pm - 2:45pm
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Functional integral formulation of field theories, quantization of gauge theories, radiative corrections, renormalization, running coupling constants; grand unification, factorization, parton evolution and scaling violations, and supersymmetry.
Time permitting, also some group theory, the quark model, the standard model, worldline formalism.e-TEXTBOOKS:
with detailed syllabus available on ChaosBook.org/~predrag/courses/PHYS-7147-03
PREREQUISITES: Quantum Mechanics, Statistical Mechanics
TEACHING METHOD: Two 1 1/2 h lectures per week
EVALUATION METHOD: Overal course grade will be determined from the homework (50%), midterm (20%), and the final (30%).