This course covers quantum field theory. Due to recent developments, we organize it with emphasizing statistical field theory.
The renormalization group method, symmetry breaking, gauge field and string theory, random matrix theory are key ingredients.
- An electron in a uniform electromagnetic field: Landau levels
- Canonical Quantization
- Particle decay
- Feynman rules and the S-matrix
- Weyl and Dirac spinors
- Gauge Theories
- Quantization of the electromagnetic field
- Symmetry breaking
- Path integrals
- Aharonov-Bohm effect
- Quantum chromodynamics
- Nuclear forces and Gravity
- Field unification
Solid undergraduate quantum mechanics preparation.
B11 Classical Electrodynamics