PHYS 610 Quantum Field Theory 1 (3 credits)

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 2017

Instructors: Simon Caron-Huot (Fall)

  • 3 hours