- Schedule of Classes - October 29, 2020 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - October 29, 2020 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.
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.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PHYS 6572, PHYS 6561, or equivalent experience. (One of these courses may be taken concurrently.) Background in particle physics at the level of PHYS 4444 is desirable.
Comments Undergraduates must enroll for letter grade.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- TROnline Meeting
- Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
Instruction Mode: Online
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