PHYS 7651

PHYS 7651

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

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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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6093PHYS 7651  LEC 001

  • Please contact Danyel Wierson at dw442@cornell.edu to obtain a permission number if space is available. Undergraduate students grading option is 'Letter Grade' only. Graduate students have the option of S/U or Letter.