Quantum Field Theory I University of Sao Paulo
Quantum Field Theory is a tool of critical importance in several areas including high energy physics and condensed matter physics. Students doing research in these areas would benefit greatly from the content of this course.
To provide students with the basic elements of Quantum Field Theory that would allow them to use this important tool in their research.
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics.
Homework, final project.
Introduction. Classical Theory of Fields. The need for Quantum Field Theory. Path integral in Quantum Mechanics. Functional methods and quantization of scalar theories. Functional integral for fermion fields. Aplications: relativistic and statistical (many body) systems. Interactions and perturbation theory. S matrix and cross sections. Quantization of gauge fields. Quantum electrodynamics. Renormalization and regularization. Renormalization group.
Online Course Requirement
Gustavo Alberto Burdman
Site for Inquiry
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