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PHYS663 — Spring 2022

PHYS663: Quantum Field Theory II

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Offering:

Sem. 1, 2; cr. 3

Prerequisites:

PHYS 662. Authorized equivalent courses or consent of instructor may be used in satisfying course pre- and co-requisites

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Description:

Concepts and techniques of relativistic quantum field theory. Quantum Electrodynamics: radiative corrections, renormalization program, infrared divergences, external field problem. Feynman path integral quantization. Global symmetries and Ward identities. Quantum effective action: effective potential, loop expansion. Non-Abelian gauge theories: quantization via Faddeev-Popov prescription, Feynman rules, BRS invariance. Quantum Chromodynamics. Callen-Symanzik equation and renormalization group.

Instructor(s):

KRUCZENSKI, MARTIN

Email:

markru@purdue.edu

Textbook(s) for Spring 2022

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory Michael E. Peskin and Daniel V. Schroeder 1st 978-0201503975 CRC Press Required

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