PHYS 7651

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017. Courses of Study 2017-2018 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

Introduction to relativistic quantum field theory for applications in particle physics. Topics include quantization of Klein-Gordon, Dirac and gauge fields, Lorentz invariance in quantum theory, perturbation theory, Feynman diagrams, calculation of decay rates and cross sections, and an introduction to radiative corrections, renormalization and effective field theories. At the level of Quantum Field Theory and the Standard Model by Schwartz.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Undergraduates must enroll for letter grade.

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6381PHYS 7651  LEC 001

  • Undergraduate students grading option is 'Letter Grade' only. Graduate students have the option of S/U or Letter. Please see Rosemary French in 121 Clark to add this course.