PHYS 610 Quantum Field Theory 1 (3 credits)

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Offered by: Physics (Faculty of Science)

Administered by: Graduate Studies

Overview

Physics : Relativistic wave equations for spin-0, spin-1/2, and spin-1 particles. Review of Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalisms for classical mechanics. Canonical, Feynman path-integral, and Schwinger external-source quantization techniques. Relativistic quantum field theories for free spin-0, spin-1/2, and spin-1 particles. Interactions, perturbation theory, and Feynman diagrams.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Caron-Huot, Simon (Fall)

  • 3 hours