Non-Abelian Gauge Theories and Solitons University of Sao Paulo
It is very importante nowadays that theoretical and also experimental physicists have a reasonable knowledge about the field theories that describe the fundamental interactions of Nature. Those theories find applications in practically all areas of Physics.
To give the students a solid education about the structure of abelian and non-abelian gauge theories that describe the fundamental interations of Nature, like Electrodynamics and the Weak and Strong nuclear interactions.
Written tests and exercise lists.
1. Introduction to gauge theories 2. Non-abelian gauge theories 3. The self-dual sector - instantons 4. Spontaneous symmetry breaking 5. Goldstone's theorem 6. Higgs Mechanism: little group and mass formulas 7. Classical solutions: Magnetic monopoles, dyons and vortices 8. Bogomolny equation and BPS monopoles 9. Solitons and electromagnetic duality 10. Supersymmetric gauge theories
Online Course Requirement
Luiz Agostinho Ferreira, Betti Hartman
Site for Inquiry
Please inquire about the courses at the address below.
Email address: https://www2.ifsc.usp.br/english/