PHYS 7651

PHYS 7651

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

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, and PHYS 6561 (one of these courses may be taken concurrently). Recommended prerequisite: background in particle physics at the level of PHYS 4444.

Comments Undergraduates must enroll for letter grade.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3696 PHYS 7651   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Contact Professor Csaki for a permission number; undergrads must take class for letter grade.